MGP has launched the New Year with the two single barrel programs for 2021.
Known as the “Masters of Rye,” MGP is the largest distiller of Rye Whiskey in the United States and has expanded this year’s Single Barrel selections will include its signature high-rye mash bills.
The George Remus Bourbon Single Barrel selections will be offered at cask strength in two mash bills that reflect MGP’s signature high-rye bourbon character. While the Rossville Union Single Barrel will also be offered at cask strength, three different rye mash bills will be offered.
“The Remus Family of Bourbon Whiskies exemplifies MGP’s expertise in distilling, aging and blending. Our Single Barrel program offers an exciting complement to our Bourbon portfolio and allows us to showcase our historic high-rye mash bills,” says Andrew Mansinne, Vice President of Brands, MGP.
“The Rossville Union Single Barrel Program has exceeded expectations. We’re thrilled to expand our offering with a choice of three mash bills and marketing support that exemplifies MGP’s commitment to our partners in the Rye Whiskey category.”
Both offerings are bottled annually, Rossville Union Single Barrel Straight Rye ships to each participating retailer by August 2021, just in time for National Rye Month while the George Remus Single Barrel Bourbon will be shipped to each participating retailer by September 2021, to coincide with National Bourbon Month.
Both George Remus Single Barrel and Rossville Union Single barrel products are available for pre-sell until March 15. Participating accounts in the Single Barrel program are invited to connect virtually with the distillery team in Lawrenceburg to taste, select and order their preferred mash bills.
Participating retailers can also opt to customize the label on their 2021 Single Barrel Selection to enhance the collectible aspect of this special offering. Partners can also “Order the Barrel” to proudly display their custom-stenciled private selections.