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Dry Fly Straight Triticale, 44%

Price: $30 Issue: Summer 2013 Reviewer: Lew Bryson

Triticale is a wheat/rye hybrid, which I guess appealed to the wheat-mad Dry Fly distillers. Aromas of grass, bubble gum, and oak. Taste is young, brashly sweet, but smooth enough to spread easily over the tongue. There's spice—light cinnamon, a zip of allspice heat—and grassy brightness, but they're dressing on the juicy sweet center. Not flawed, and well-made, but I wish it had more to say. Price is per 375ml.