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Swell De Spirits Indiana Straight Rye 2017


Sale price$89.00
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Key Facts About This Rye Whiskey

Bottler: Swell De Spirits

Founder: Michael Barbaria

Range: Wonders Of The World #12

Age: 4 years old

Distilled: October 2017

Bottled: June 2022

Region: Indiana, America

Spirit: Straight rye whiskey

Cask Type: Single ex-Islay cask

Alcohol by Volume: Cask strength at 56.2%

Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration

Outturn: 371 bottles

Bottle Size: 500ml

Indiana Straight Rye 2017 Tasting Notes

Picture this: A baseball game with freshly oiled bats and gloves, food stalls serving rye sandwiches with peppery pastrami and popcorn, all washed down with peated whisky. 

Tasting notes without water

Colour: Mahogany

Nose: Rye, campfire ashes, orange pancakes, mango pudding, whipped cream, crème brûlée, strawberry gum, liquorice, gunpowder, school glue, paper mache and tires.

Palate: Rum-dipped bananas on rye bread and butter pudding, jelly beans, fruit jellies, milk chocolate bunnies, honey and a beeswax-polished oak desk.

Finish: Liquorice and syrup with rye rolls spread with heather honey.

Tasting notes with water

Nose: Rum and raisin fudge, buttered rye bread, chai tea, coconut ice cream, lychees, Malbec, milk chocolate cherry liqueurs and beeswax.

Mouth: Smoked pastries, buttered rum, rye rusks, butterscotch, profiteroles filled with whipped cream.

Finish: Buttered rum, ginger, cloves, star anise, rye rolls and raspberry jam.

Swell De Spirits Indiana Straight Rye 2017
Swell De Spirits Indiana Straight Rye 2017 Sale price$89.00
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Meet The Founder

Michael Barbaria

Swell de Spirits was founded by Michael Barbaria in 2021. Michael's two great loves in life are exceptional spirits, and surfing. So he launched independent bottler Swell de Spirits to combine his love of both.

In a relatively short period Michael has made a big mark on the world of artisan spirits. And gained quite a fan base around the world. Rather than focus on one particular spirits category, Michael bottles them all - as he loves them all. From world whiskies, through rums, to cognacs and more. But what they all have in common is that they really are exceptional quality. Michael has an excellent palate and leans towards big flavour bombs. Each of his releases is beautifully present, and some of the label designs are works of pop art in their own right.