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Old Hillside Last Rye’d Whiskey

SKU b8a964b4b16f Categories Whiskey, Spirits Tag Old Hillside Last Rye'd Whiskey

$79.99

Size
750ml, bottle

Old Hillside Last Rye'd Whiskey is a straight rye whiskey that celebrates the legacy of Black jockeys Isaac Murphy, Alonzo Clayton, Oliver Lewis, and Soup Perkins. It boasts a flavor profile of caramel, vanilla, mint, and floral notes, complemented by a lingering spice.

Description

Old Hillside Last Rye’d Whiskey isn’t just a rye whiskey; it’s a carefully crafted spirit that honors the legacy of Black jockeys who shattered records in the late 19th century. Isaac Murphy, Alonzo Clayton, Oliver Lewis, and Soup Perkins were riding titans who faced immense prejudice yet dominated the racetrack. The rye mash bill itself whispers of their triumphs, with each sip offering a complex and rewarding experience.

Imagine swirling the amber liquid in your glass, releasing enticing aromas of sweet caramel and warm vanilla. A hint of cool mint peeks through, followed by a touch of delicate floral notes. As you take a sip, the rye’s signature spice dances on your tongue, perfectly balanced by the sweetness of the caramel and vanilla. The mint lingers subtly, leaving a refreshing finish that begs for another sip.

But the true depth of Old Hillside Last Rye’d lies in its connection to history. Each note evokes the determination and grace of the Black jockeys it honors. The rye, a grain known for its bold character, reflects their strength and perseverance. The sweetness symbolizes the victories they earned against all odds. And the refreshing mint hints at the fresh start they represented in a segregated sport.

With every pour, Old Hillside Last Rye’d isn’t just satisfying your taste buds; it’s raising a toast to these legendary athletes and their remarkable achievements. It’s a rye whiskey with a story to tell, a story of resilience, talent, and the enduring power of a well-crafted spirit.

 

Additional information

Product Type

Whiskey

Style

Rye

abv

52%

Awards

2023 Double Gold San Francisco Spirits Competition.

Brand

Old Hillside

Size

750ml, bottle

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Tasting Notes

Nose

Nose

Bold rye spice and floral notes. Slight notes of nutmeg, cinnamon, and mint in the background.

Palate

Palate

Caramel, vanilla, mint, floral; bold lingering spice