Daily Archives: November 9, 2009

Readying the Rye

Finger Lakes Distilling is about to release their newest product – rye – and this past weekend we got to help in the fun.

tasting notes

writing tasting notes. hammer is optional.

working the bottling machine

working the bottling machine.

filling bottles

reminiscent of a dairy farm, don't you think?

biv and ak assemby line

the labels are the trickiest part.

applying the necker

applying the necker.

drying the capsule

sealing the capsule. not your average blow-drier.

finished product

finished in sherry barrels, this rye is smooth for such a young whiskey with notes of orange peel, cardamom and butterscotch.

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