Park City, Utah-based High West Whiskey announced that this year’s version of A Midwinter Night’s Dram marks the 10-year anniversary of the expression. The latest bottle is dubbed Act 10, launching Oct. 2.
A Midwinter Night’s Dram will be available at the brand’s Utah distillery location, as well as at retailers nationwide in limited quantities.
For a Midwinter Night’s Dram, High West takes its Rendezvous Rye whiskey expression and finishes it in ruby and tawny port barrels. Some details about the liquid are below:
● Mashbill: blend of 95% rye, 5% barley malt from MGP and 80% rye, 20% malted rye from High West distillate
● On the nose: Ripe marionberries, smashed plums, blood orange peel, Saigon cinnamon, heavily toasted Oloroso Sherry cask, leather-bound books
● Tasting notes: Blackcurrant jam, tart cherry crumble on a cedar plank, rose and pistachio pavlova, dark rye bread, candied ginger, Stilton blue cheese, smoked applewood
● ABV: 49.3%
● SRP: $150 nationally, $125 in Utah