Crafted by Vermont's farm distillery, WhistlePig, this straight rye whiskey is the fourth release in a limited edition dedicated to the distillery's pet pig, Mauve. This expression is matured for 14 years and finished in Armagnac casks. Bottled at 59.6% abv this rye whiskey is hand-bottled at the farm. At the San Francisco World Spirits Competition in 2017, this expression was named World's Best Whiskey in a blind tasting.
The nose is fruity with apricot, plum, figs and toasted almonds. The palate has more autumnal fruit notes alongside cinnamon, black tea and a citrus edge. The finish is long and spicy.