Bourbon Premier Release
Comes from a very particular barrel of old Kentucky Bourbon, and is characterized as complex and delightful. It is marked by a hint of fruit over the top of vanilla, and sweet baking spices married with fresh oak. On the palate is an initial splash of tart caramel apple, immediately followed by hints of clean honey, fresh baked bread pudding, raisin, and vanilla. The finish is dry with a lingering tease of smoke, fresh fruit, and mint.
Is a masterful blend of select, old Kentucky Bourbons, all at cask strength as the name indicates. Hand bottled and released in very small batches – it is delicious and rare. It suggests fruit over the top of rich syrup, cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg tied in with earthy notes. On the palate it is as smooth as butter, creamy and well-rounded. The finish is mildly sweet with a teasing woodsy aroma.
Blend of up to 10yo Kentucky Bourbon – hand bottled and released in very small batches.
Coalition Bourbon Single Barrel on the palate is an initial splash of tart caramel apple, immediately followed by hints of clean honey, freshly baked bread pudding, raisin, and vanilla. The finish is dry with a lingering tease of fresh fruit and mint.
Coalition Bourbon Cask Strength is tangy, as smooth as butter, tart, and floral. The finish is mildly sweet with a prolonged cool, woodsy aroma.
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Kentucky Rye Whiskey
The centerpiece of Coalition Whiskey collection! 100% Rye Kentucky Straight Whiskey is a powerful unique 5 year old Rye, with the precious grain coming from just one mile away from the distillery. It has an amber-gold color and a complex taste with deep spice, butterscotch, and orange peel notes, hints of cedar, tobacco leaves, herbal tea with a peppery finish.
Sophisticated and balanced. Our 100% Rye Kentucky Straight Whiskey is finished in Sauternes barrels. It has a deep amber color and a rich, fragrant nose with perfectly balanced honeyed vanilla notes, caramel, and apricot hints. Exquisite and remarkably elegant, it is smooth on the palate, with luscious flavors of dried fruit, toffee, and a delicate almond finish.
Robust and confident. Our 100% Rye Kentucky Straight Whiskey is finished in Pauillac barrels. It has a dark, seductive amber color and a very complex bouquet rich in blackberry, plum, cherry notes, hints of coffee, and spices, primarily black pepper. On the palate, the Whiskey shows a generous volume with smoked nuts and a pleasant well – integrated wood finish.
Refined and lively. Our 100% Rye Kentucky Straight Whiskey is finished in Margaux barrels. It has an attractive deep garnet amber color. There is a lot of elegance in the mouth, a good backbone, and a long pleasant finish. Margaux Barriques Whiskey has a complex flavor with floral notes of violets and lilacs, red fruit nuances, and a touch of roasted coffee beans.
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"I can’t get enough of this Kentucky Rye whiskey, which boasts a rare 100-percent Rye mash bill. It’s aged for five years and then rests in wine barrels for another nine months, resulting in a finished product that’s peppery, complex, and incredibly memorable. It’s a smart pick for the whiskey lover who seemingly has tried everything—but probably hasn’t tried this underrated Rye yet."
The Best Cask-Finished American Whiskeys to Drink Right Now
"Coalition Whiskey’s lineup of cask-finished rye whiskeys are intensely flavored, which seems to be the point here. There are three expressions to try. Each is a 100 percent rye whiskey (10 percent malted rye) made at Kentucky Artisan Distillers and aged for at least five years before being finished in a Bordeaux wine barrel for up to nine months."
The Roaring Kentucky Rye: Breaking the Rules with Coalition Whiskey
"There, he envisioned a 100% Rye Whiskey made in Kentucky, but he wanted to give it a special twist. So he assembled a coalition of industry experts to help him create a luxurious, 1920s-inspired Bourdeaux Wine barrel-aged Rye the market hasn’t seen before."
Coalition Whiskey to Release Trio of 100% Straight Rye Whiskeys Finished in Bordeaux Barrels.
“Coalition Whiskey announced the release of Coalition Kentucky Straight Rye, a series of three whiskey expressions finished in three different Bordeaux wine barrels with a 100% rye mashbill. A new company, Coalition partnered with Kentucky Artisan Distillery’s”
Coalition Whiskey Launches First 100% Rye Finished in Bordeaux Barrels
“Lovers of a true, and intense, rye whiskey will rejoice at the upcoming release of Coalition Whiskey's 100 percent rye finished in Bordeaux wine barrels. And there's good reason to celebrate: In the U.S., the majority of rye whiskies aren't made with anything close to a 100 percent rye. ” - Read The Full Article
Coalition Rye, Torabhaig Single Malt & More
"A new 100% rye made at Kentucky Artisan Distillery is launching. Coalition rye includes three wine cask-finished variants (all $90) and a barrel-proof straight rye ($130). The whiskeys are available in several states."
Coalition Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey finished in French wine barrels
"A three-strong team of drinks industry figures, including the former head of Russian Standard vodka in the US, has launched a trio of 100% rye whiskey expressions that have been finished for up to nine months in wine barrels from Bordeaux." - Read The Full Article
Coalition Whiskey introduces the first 100% rye whiskey finished in Bordeaux wine barrels.
“NEW YORK CITY – A fascinating intersection of traditional hand-crafted American Whiskey and world-renowned French wines is on the horizon with the release of Coalition Whiskey – the first 100% Rye Whiskey finished in hand-selected Bordeaux wine barrels.” - Read The Full Article
The Spirits Business
Ex-Russian Standard exec creates Coalition Whiskey
“Coalition Whiskey announced the release of Coalition Kentucky Straight Rye, a series of three whiskey expressions finished in three different Bordeaux wine barrels with a 100% rye mashbill. The three expressions are: rye finished in Margaux Barriques (90.8 proof); finished in Pauillac Barriques (92.6 proof), and finished in Sauternes Barriques (94.2 proof).” - Read The Full Article
The Whiskey Wash
Coalition Whiskey Releases Three Rye Whiskeys Finished In Bordeaux Barrels
“This new company has released four bottles into the world so far. Three are named for the type of barrels that the whiskey was finished in: Margaux Barriques, Pauillac Barriques, and Sauternes Barriques. Coalition is also offering up Barrel Proof, a limited release of the original base 100% rye whiskey.” - Read The Full Article
Cigar Lover Magazine
Coalition Whiskey dropping trio of ryes finished in Bordeaux barriques along with a Barrel Proof.
“ The Coalition Whiskey brand is releasing three Bordeaux wine finished rye whiskeys and a barrel proof version. The barrel proof release is so people can experience the whiskey before it is finished in the wine barriques. All four Coalition Whiskey bottlings are made from a 100% rye mash bill (both malted and unmalted rye).” - Read The Full Article