Michter’s US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Rye

The Michter’s US*1 Toasted Barrel Finish Rye,the brand takes their US*1 Kentucky Straight Rye at barrel strength and then ages it for an additional period in a second custom barrel. This second barrel is assembled from 24 month air-dried wood and then toasted to our specifications.

“Our master distiller Dan McKee and I first select fully matured barrels of our US*1 Rye,” said Andrea Wilson, master of maturation, in a press release. “Then we transfer each of those rye barrels for finishing into a second barrel, made of special wood naturally air-dried and seasoned outdoors for 24 months and toasted to our specifications, but not charred.”

The average strength of the barrels in the September 2023 release is 108.9 proof (54.45% ABV).

It is already available, with an SRP of $120.


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