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Kentucky Peerless tells they will release their new Peerless High Rye Bourbon Whiskey in April 2023.

The release will take place at the Peerless distillery at 120 North 10th Street, Louisville, KY 40202 on Saturday, April 15, 2023. Bottles will be available on a first-come-first-served basis. Bottle signings will be offered throughout the event. The first 200 bottles sold will be specially labeled and hand-numbered.

Peerless High Rye Bourbon is the first Peerless release to be crafted with a wholly unique mash bill since their releases of Peerless Bourbon and Peerless Rye.

Prior to this release, Peerless maintained a consistent mash bill across its Bourbon and Barrel Finished Bourbon products. The updated mash bill features a higher rye content than the previous Bourbon offerings

Peerless High Rye Bourbon Whiskey – What does Taste Like?

Peerless tells us that their Peerless High Rye Bourbon release offers a savory nose highlighting warm seasoned oak, leather, and citrus.
Cedar, dark fruit and sweet grasses further develop the complex aroma. The first sip boasts candied oak topped with toasted sugar and charred orange.

A bright tea freshness emerges from the sweetness and a thick mouthfeel. Another sip adds warm leather and rich tobacco to the profile. The competing sweet and earthy notes tussle in an exciting finish.

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.

Following their acclaimed Bourbon and Rye releases, Peerless has expanded its portfolio with this High Rye Bourbon, achieved through innovative techniques and an altered mash bill. Discover more at or visit the distillery at 120 N. 10th Street, Louisville.

Open for tours and tastings (by reservation) from Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co. has been meticulously crafting whiskey since resuming barrel production in 2015. Fourth-generation CEO Corky Taylor revitalized the family’s legacy, which dates back to 1889, releasing their first Bourbon in over a century.

The Taylor family is committed to unparalleled whiskey craftsmanship, overseeing the entire process – from grain selection to barreling – in Louisville’s Bourbon District.


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