A Midwinter Nights Dram™

A Midwinter Nights Dram™

A limited release of Rendezvous® Rye finished in port and French oak barrels.
How to Enjoy:

We recommend this neat. The Name:

Around here, whiskey is considered a necessity for surviving the long, cold winters. One sip of A Midwinter Night’s Dram™, alongside a cozy fire, and dreary winter nights become warm and dream-like. Imagine a holiday gathering, filled with the scents of a proper Christmas pudding, lovely mulling spices, and crème anglais.

This limited release whiskey starts with our Rendezvous® Rye, which is then finished in port and French oak barrels. ‘Tis a sumptuous marriage of vanilla, caramel and cinnamon, enhanced with raisin and spice accents. So join us good ladies and gents. Gather ‘mongst thy family and friends, and raise thy glass to winters that are “Swift as a shadow, as short as any dream.”

Back Label Story:

re you sure That we are awake? It seems to me That yet we sleep, we dream. Demetrius, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 4, Scene 1 - Wm. Shakespeare Greetings good gentles and ladies. At High West, we consider whiskey an indispensable part of making it through the long cold winter. One taste of A Midwinter Night’s Dram™ alongside a cozy fire will surely transport you to a dreamlike state. This limited release whiskey is a sumptuous marriage of our Rendezvous® Rye finished in both port and French oak barrels. The rye forms a beautiful base of vanilla, caramel and cinnamon; the port barrels enhance with plums and dried fruits; the French oak provides a spice accent. For us, A Midwinter Night’s Dram™ tastes like a proper Christmas plum pudding with lovely mulling spices, dried fruits, and crème anglaise. Swift as a shadow, short as any dream; Brief as the lightning in the collied night. Lysander, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 1, Scene 1 - Wm. Shakespeare Lysander describes how quickly truelove can vanish. This is how we feel about a dram of this whiskey. However, if you savor it slowly, we can attest that A Midwinter Night’s Dram™ will help you through the coldest night. Fare thee well, David Perkins

Around here, whiskey is considered a necessity for surviving the long, cold winters. One sip of A Midwinter Night’s Dram™, alongside a cozy fire, and dreary winter nights become warm and dream-like. Imagine a holiday gathering, filled with the scents of a proper Christmas pudding, lovely mulling spices, and crème anglais.

This limited release whiskey starts with our Rendezvous® Rye, which is then finished in port and French oak barrels. ‘Tis a sumptuous marriage of vanilla, caramel and cinnamon, enhanced with raisin and spice accents. So join us good ladies and gents. Gather ‘mongst thy family and friends, and raise thy glass to winters that are “Swift as a shadow, as short as any dream.”

•Class & Type: A blend of straight rye whiskeys, finished in port and French oak barrels.

•Proof: 98.6 ͦ

•Mashbill:

•6-year old straight rye whiskey:

o 95% rye

o 5% barley malt (LDI now MGP)

•16-year old straight rye:

o 80% rye

o 10% corn

o 10% barley malt (Barton Distillery)

Sensory Notes:

Nose: The rye forms a beautiful base of vanilla, caramel and cinnamon; the port barrels enhance with plums and dried fruits; the French oak provides a spice accent.

Taste: A proper Christmas plum pudding with lovely mulling spices, dried fruits, and crème anglaise.

Finish: Long and fruity

90 Points - Whiskey Advocate, John Hansell