Old Elk Bottles Rye Finished in Barbados Rum Casks

The Old Elk Cask Finish Series Barbados Rum Cask
The Old Elk Cask Finish Series now includes a Barbados Rum Cask finish.

Old Elk Distillery has announced a new release within its Cask Finish Series, launching a rye whiskey finished in Barbados rum casks. 

Begun in 2021, the Cask Finish Series will also bring back the Port and Cognac Cask Finish Straight Bourbon Whiskeys.

The Cask Finish Series is based on Old Elk’s core products, including its high-malt bourbon and rye whiskey.

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The Cask Finish Series currently contains the following:

  • Old Elk Straight Rye Whiskey Rum Cask Finish finished in 14-year-old Barbados rum barrels. The mash bill contains 95% rye and 5% malted barley. 101 Proof, 50.5% ABV. 
  • Old Elk Straight Bourbon Whiskey Port Cask Finish aged in casks from Portugal. Mash bill of 51% Corn, 34% barley and 15% rye. 108.1 Proof, 54.05% ABV.
  • Old Elk Straight Bourbon Whiskey Cognac Cask Finish matured in cognac casks. Mash bill of 51% corn, 34% barley, and 15% rye. 109.7 Proof, 54.85% ABV.  

Old Elk’s Limited-Edition Cask Finish Series is distributed by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. It will be available at retailers nationwide in the U.S. starting this month, with a suggested retail price of $99.99 per 750-ml. bottle. 

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