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Contributor: PR Newswire New York
Wednesday, February 24 2021 - 01:58
Michter's To Release US*1 Barrel Strength Rye
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

For the first time since April 2019, the Louisville based distiller will be 
releasing its Michter's Barrel Strength Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey on a 
national and international basis this March.

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Michter's President Joseph J. Magliocco commented, "Our team has been turning 
out some wonderful Kentucky style ryes over the years, and this 2021 release 
continues that trend."  Master Distiller Dan McKee observed, "I was really 
happy when we tasted these barrels. This release has so much of what I look for 
in a rye."

Michter's US*1 Barrel Strength Rye is a single barrel product, and the average 
proof of the barrels in this March 2021 release is 110.3 proof. The suggested 
retail price in the United States is $100 for a 750ml bottle. Michter's Master 
of Maturation Andrea Wilson said, "These barrels are at just the right point to 
highlight the beautiful nuances of a great rye whiskey. This release is a 

Michter's has a rich and long legacy of offering traditional American whiskeys 
of uncompromising quality. With each of its limited production offerings aged 
to its peak maturity, Michter's highly acclaimed portfolio includes bourbon, 
rye, sour mash whiskey, and American whiskey. Currently all types of Michter's 
are being allocated because demand exceeds supply. In July 2020, a barrel of 
Michter's 10 Year Bourbon set the record for highest auction price paid for a 
barrel of bourbon when it sold for £166,000 (US$209,462). In January 2021, 
Michter's was named the #1 Top Trending American Whiskey brand by Drinks 
International in their Annual Brands Report. 

In addition to Michter's Fort Nelson Distillery and Michter's Shively 
Distillery, both located in Louisville, the company has its 145-acre farm and 
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Source - Michter's Distillery