Bare Knuckle Rye Whiskey is approachable, bold, and versatile, with just a hint of sweetness that makes it a perfect choice for craft cocktails or served neat. On the nose, it’s fragrant and aromatic with hints of baking spices, mint, and rich caramel. Notes of baking spices, herbs, and vanilla compliment it’s distinctive, balanced pepper character that lingers on the finish. This whiskey is made from 100% Virginia-grown rye grain. KO Distilling uses craft barrels produced by Kelvin Cooperage in Louisville, Kentucky. For this and a number of other factors, each cask is unique. This single barrel whiskey was hand selected by our head distillery for its unique and favorable characteristics. Bare Knuckle Whiskey is aged onsite in new 53-gallon American white oak barrels and made with 100% Virginia-grown grains. Certified Kosher, Craft, and Virginia’s Finest.