Review #1483 – Parkers Heritage Collection 8yr Rye

The Schtick: This annual entry into Heaven Hill’s Parkers Heritage Collection is a limited edition offering featuring a rye that is matured in a heavily charred barrel. Lets dive in.

Review #1483 | Rye Review #643

Distiller: Heaven Hill

Bottler: Heaven Hill

Brand: Heaven HIll

Selection: N/A

ABV: 52.5% ABV

Age: 8 years


Nose: Sweet cream, herbal spice, faint vegetal notes. Sweet honey, toffee, rye spice, brown sugar, coffee and nice oak.

Taste: Medium mouth feel, growing thicker with time. Honey, toffee, lots of spice. Super spicy, loaded with clove, pepper, honey, toffee and some dirty tobacco. Yummy, metallic.

Finish: Long, powerful and sweet. Herbal, spicy, oaky.

Overall: This is a monster in so many ways. Though the finish lets it down, the nose and palate come to play ball and there is no denying how well they perform.

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Rank: 7


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Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect


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