Taste this knock-out rye, made up of 95 percent rye and 5 percent malted barley, and you’ll understand. After distilling and creating over 280 million bottles of world class rye whiskey, Greg Metze decided to put his decades of experience and passion into Old Elk’s Straight Rye Whiskey. The International Whisky Competition named it the Best American Rye Whiskey, but don’t just take their word for it, taste it for yourself.
100 Proof (ABV 50%)
Legendary entrepreneur Curt Richardson is eager to start and grow companies. Stemming from his passion to create a legacy bourbon brand with unsurpassed quality and taste, Curt turned to Greg Metze, a Master Distiller with 38 years of experience specializing in developing bourbon whiskeys. This collaboration produced an innovative bourbon, which transcends tradition.
Curt Richardson Founder of Old Elk Distillery
Curt Richardson is the Founder of Old Elk Distillery, Founder, Chairman, and Chief Visionary Officer of Otter Products, LLC, and Co-Founder and Chairman of Blue Ocean Enterprises, Inc.
As CEO of Old Elk Distillery, Luis Gonzalez is responsible for company visions, growth and planning initiatives, and developing distribution and brand strategies.
Greg Metze became Old Elk Distillery’s Master Distiller following a 38-year career at Seagram’s Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, one of the world’s largest distilleries.
Beverage Director/Lead Mixologist
Melinda ensures guests at The Reserve—the distillery’s tasting room in the heart of Fort Collins, Colorado—are always treated to top-notch spirits and cocktails, as well as an exceptional experience. Her role also entails community outreach, liaising with the United States Bartenders’ Guild (USBG) and other bartender relations programs.
Aroma: Spice, peach, cinnamon sugar, almost like peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream
Taste: Bold spice of rye, allspice, peach on the middle of the tongue, caramel on the finish, medium oak, slightly drying
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