Far North Spirits

ROKNAR MINNESOTA RYE WHISKEY

 
 
 
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Roknar

MINNESOTA RYE WHISKEY

 

Born of non-GMO AC Hazlet Winter Rye and Heirloom Corn planted and harvested by head distiller Michael Swanson, Roknar Minnesota Rye is milled, fermented and distilled in very small batches. 

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Each batch is proofed upon bottling. 
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Every bottled is numbered by hand.
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Aged for 16 months in 15-gallon charred oak barrels and finished in Cognac casks.

With a mash bill of 80% rye, 10% corn and 10% malt barley, Far North aims to establish MINNESOTA RYE as a regional style in the spirit of Pennsylvania and Maryland-style ryes.

TASTING NOTES | Roknar marries aromas of brown sugar and cinnamon with vanilla bean, roasted almonds and freshly sawn oak. These scents are precisely restated as flavors on a butter-smooth palate, with additional notes of smoked ham and balsa wood. Finishing with a hint of soft-baked pretzels, Roknar lingers cheerfully with a warming note of

 

 

 

OLD FASHIONED

2 oz Roknar rye
3 drops Angostura bitters
Bartender’s spoon (or two) simple syrup 

 Stir over ice 40 rotations. Strain into glass. Garnish with orange peel and black cherry.

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