Leopold Bros Collector's Edition Three Chamber Rye Whiskey
For over a hundred years, American rye whiskey was commonly produced in what was called a Three Chamber Still to extract not only distillate, but also oils and aromas hidden in the grains. The resulting spirit was marketed as “heavy-bodied” whiskey, but production stopped just after World War II and the still in which it was made became a lost American tradition. Leopold Bros. painstakingly re-engineered a Three Chamber Still from old manuscripts and grew the heritage grain Abruzzi rye that was favored by Pre-Prohibition distillers to resurrect this one-of-a-kind whiskey.
The Collector’s Edition is the first bottling of the Three Chamber Rye Whiskey and is hand-signed and numbered by Todd Leopold. Only 5,280 bottles of this unique first bottling will ever be produced. Aged for four years and bottled at 50% abv.
Aromas of rye grain, caramel, peaches, sweet oak, and citrus peel. The palate follows up on the peach, along with cinnamon, milk chocolate, spicy rye, and a deep maltiness. The finish shows a bevy of spices - ginger, allspice, nutmeg - alongside more chocolate , cherry, and oak.