Country: USA
Type: Rye Whiskey
Bottler: Sagamore Spirit
ABV: 50.6%
Score: 92 points

Sagamore Spirit Calvados Finish. Image courtesy Sagamore Spirit.This rye whiskey is finished in barrels used previously to mature Calvados, the apple-based Brandy that originated in France. There’s clearly an apple influence, with a nose of baked apples, nutmeg, a hint of cinnamon, honey, and a touch of molasses cookies. The taste has good spicy notes of clove, cinnamon, allspice, and nutmeg on top of caramel apples, honey, and molasses cookies. The finish is long with hints of caramel apples, subtle spices, and honey. (April, 2020)