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Bare Knuckles High Rye Bourbon 6 yrs Cask Strength | K.O. Distilling

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Bare Knuckle High Rye Bourbon is made with 75% corn, 21% rye, and 4% malted barley. It is double-distilled and has been aged in charred new American White Oak barrels for 6 years.

Tasting Notes

Bare Knuckle High Rye Bourbon has notes of kettle corn, hot chocolate, toasted marshmallow, and caramelized sugars with airy vanilla combining like crème brûlée.A hint of dried cherry adds a fruity contrast to rye spice on the finish.

Single Barrel & Cask Strength

Bare Knuckle High Rye Bourbon is available in Single Barrel & Cask Strength. Both of these expressions are carefully selected from an individual barrel, handpicked for its superior taste and quality. Bare Knuckle High Rye Bourbon Cask Strength is bottled directly from the barrel, without dilution. This spirit can range from ~120 to ~128 proof and produces a wonderful depth of flavor and heat.


2018 – American Distilling Institute Spirits Competition – Bronze Medal
2018 – Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 94 Points – Excellent, Highly Recommended
2018 – Spirit Journal, March 2018 – 4 Starts, Highly Recommended, F. Paul Pacult
2018 – Jake Emen, Distiller Blog – Top Ten Bourbons Not From Kentucky, September 2018
2018 – Distinction Magazine, April/May 2018 – The Top Four Virginia Bourbons
2018 – First-Ever Virginia Bourbon Invitational – Awarded trophy for Virginia’s Best Bourbon
2019 – and Drink – Selected as one of the 19 Best Bourbons for Mint Juleps on Kentucky Derby Day
2019 – San Francisco World Spirits Competition – Gold Medal
2019 – Ultimate Spirits Competition – 87 Points


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