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Wilderness Trail’s Settlers Select Rye Release

October 26, 2018

For Immediate Release – October 26, 2018


Danville, KY. – If you’re a rye lover, don’t miss Wilderness Trail Distillery’s first release of its Settlers Select cask strength Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey Nov. 3 at the Danville distillery. The release begins at 10 a.m. for a first-come, first-served opportunity to purchase a bottle from the one single barrel allotted to the visitor center.  There will be a one bottle limit purchase per person.

For this special commemorative release, the rye will be sold in the mahogany Family Reserve Collector boxes for $65 each. If you are not fortunate enough to acquire a bottle from this limited release, don’t despair. Wilderness Trail also is releasing bottles to Kentucky retailers the following week without the first release collectors’ box.

The cask strength, single barrel, Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey offered at the distillery is 101.1 proof, a Kentucky-Rye-style mash bill of 56 percent rye, 33 percent corn and 11 percent malted barley for a broader balance of flavor to offset the more common high rye whiskeys. Wilderness Trail proudly uses Kentucky-grown Heritage rye from a local farm, our award-winning sweet mash process, and for Settlers Select Rye Whiskey, the lowest entry proof into a barrel for aging in Kentucky — 100 proof . Then the rye is bottled at maturity with no chill filtration.

Settlers Select Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey can also be found in Whiskey Advocate’s Fall Buying Guide, highlighting the tasting notes with a prestigious  rating of 92.

Wilderness Trail Distillery is a family-owned, Kentucky Proud, award-winning distillery located in historic Danville, Ky., The distillery, a member of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour, produces fine Wilderness Trail Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Settlers Select Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, Blue Heron Vodka and Harvest Rum.

Please sip responsibly and never from behind the wheel of a vehicle.

For more information, contact Emily Toadvine at 859-757-0995 or [email protected]


Enjoy Like a True Kentuckian: Responsibly