KGB Spirits Governor's Reserve Taos Lightning Rye Whiskey




Taos Lightning is made from 95% rye aged in new charred American Oak. The dry climate and high elevation in New Mexico create a unique aging process. Taos Lightning has the qualities of a fine Islay scotch; it is subtle and refined with a long, smooth finish. Each barrel is hand selected and filtered. Each bottle is hand bottled, numbered and dated.
Category Rye
Country United States
Region New Mexico
Brand KGB Spirits
Alcohol/vol 45%
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Wine EnthusiastThis honey-hued rye has a pleasant lemon peel and spice fragrance. It's surprisingly brisk and delicate at first, mixing citrus, vanilla, honey and violet, but that delicacy gets lost in a swirl of alcohol fire and spice in the drying finish.

Kara Newman, July 1, 2016