Tag: Batch #2

Happy Anniversary!

Posted by bender in News. No Comments

15th November

In celebration of its first year in business, Bender’s Rye Whiskey is thrilled to announce the release of its second batch already on shelves in California and Oregon. With a first batch distilled with 85% seven-year-old rye and 15% eight-year-old corn, Batch 1 presented a spicy craft rye with subtle and sweet hints of apricot and vanilla. The second batch is a blend of an older corn and rye mash with a modified mashbill of 92% nine-year-old rye and 8% eight-year-old corn for a more mature finish.

Looking back on our first year in business there were several milestones we’re pretty proud of. The first being that there seemed to be a demand for our rye. When Cohen and Bender first started the company is was as much a love affair with whiskey as it was an experiment and an opportunity … Read More »

Batch #2

Posted by bender in Events, News. No Comments

7th October

Bender’s Rye Small Batch #2 will be hitting shelves later this month and we couldn’t be happier. This time around we were able to get ahold of some delicious 9 year rye to blend with. The rye and the corn come from the same trusted distillery we worked with for batch #1 but the extra 2 years of aging adds a smoothness we couldn’t get as close to with the first batch. Because of the additional aging we modified our mashbill for this batch to be 92% rye and 8% corn. You’ll notice a slight difference, dare we say improvement, in the taste.

After much debate and a lot of work, this was the final blend before bottling.

A sea of bottles ready to be filled.