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WhistlePig reveals the newest ‘piglet’ in its Rye Whiskey household:

PiggyBack 100% Rye

Award-winning rye whiskey distillery from Vermont – WhistlePig – is unveiling its newest spirit to the UK this 4th July: PiggyBack 100% Rye – its youngest and most playful whiskey in its rye household.

Aged for six years and bottled at 48.28% with an RRP of £45, PiggyBack 100% Rye provides the proper flavour profile for cocktail curation and mixology.

The whiskey is a number of years within the making and a fruits of the distillery’s late Grasp Distiller, Dave Pickerell’s ardour for Rye, showcasing its youthful, vibrant mixability and playful profile. 

PiggyBack 100% Rye was created by Pickerell to make sure that the perfect aged rye whiskey could possibly be utilized in each traditional cocktails and modern serves. He selected the identify PiggyBack to precise the love and respect he had for the bartending group. The Pig on the bottle just isn’t carrying a standard High hat, however a Stetson. The hat was Dave’s trademark, and he hardly ever was seen with out it. The bottle has been tailored from the distinctive WhistlePig form to offer a extra tactile and pour-friendly design, for ease of dealing with by bartenders and whiskey-lovers who need to attempt their hand at cocktail curation at house.

Jeff Kozak, CEO of WhistlePig stated: “On behalf of Dave Pickerell, and all of us right here at WhistlePig, we’re proud to share the newest expression in our unparalleled providing of aged rye whiskies to the UK, one among Dave’s ultimate creations. PiggyBack 100% Rye is a present from our late legendary distiller to his mates throughout the nation and all over the world, and naturally, the bartenders who helped forge the WhistlePig model from the very starting.”

The UK launch takes place on American Independence Day, Monday 4th July – a key date within the WhistlePig calendar for the model to have a good time its heritage – and off the again of WhistlePig’s inaugural nationwide cocktail competitors that has been staged throughout the UK over the previous three months, with the ultimate happening in London on the identical day because the launch.

PiggyBack 100% Rye is being pushed into the on commerce as a precedence, with the principle purpose to win over the hearts and bars of a number of the UKs main mixologists in 12 months one, adopted by specialist retailers and independents inside 12 months two of launch.

Dan Priseman, UK & European Steward of the Model stated: “We’re excited to disclose PiggyBack 100% Rye to the UK, notably throughout the on commerce the place we’re constructing advocacy and assist for the model throughout a number of the UK’s most influential and thrilling bars. Our first ever cocktail competitors culminates on the launch occasion permitting us to place the liquid in entrance of 12 of probably the most inventive bartenders within the UK, while immersing them on the planet of WhistlePig and our method to mixology.”

PiggyBack 100% Rye will likely be accessible from mid-July by way of chosen specialist retailers (RRP: £45) and in main on commerce accounts throughout the UK. For commerce enquiries, please contact Moët Hennessy UK on tel: 020 7808 4400. 

WhistlePig PiggyBack 100% Rye Tasting Notes: 

On the nostril: recent cinnamon and black peppercorn mingle, with a touch of tangerine and grapefruit zest.

On the palate: powerfully spicy, with cocoa, cardamom and cured leather-based flavours enhancing the grain ahead character of this traditional rye.

The end: splendidly prolonged, with baking spices, oak, and vanilla lingering, and hints of citrus all through.  

About WhistlePig:

Based in 2008, WhistlePig is the premier aged rye whiskey, that includes the daring and infrequently untapped flavour of rye. WhistlePig is main a surge of innovation within the rising area of North American whiskey. As probably the most adorned rye whiskey – having acquired the coveted ‘Finest in Present Whiskey’ title from the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competitors, WhistlePig is extensively seen because the world’s most interesting Rye. With the opening of its distillery on its 500-acre Vermont farm within the fall of 2015, WhistlePig has additionally grow to be one of many main farm-to-bottle rye whiskeys on the planet.



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