Cask-strength whiskies offer a lot to love, and this limited-edition Knob Creek is no exception. Huge flavor, bold body, and plenty of proof mean you can add ice or water to your heart’s desire without worrying about overwhelming the dram. At $70 and nearly 120 proof, this rye was a hit with Whisky Advocate’s blind tasting panel. For more details about Knob Creek Cask Strength Rye and the other 2018 winners, check out the full Top 20 list.
You’ll want to spend time with the No.-5 whisky of the 2019 Top 20, whose powerful flavors reward at every turn.
Taking the No.-4 spot in the 2019 Top 20, this bourbon shows strength, power, and grace—hallmarks of the distillery’s expertise.