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Review: Chicken Cock Island Rooster Rye

The latest Chicken Cock release has arrived: Island Rooster, a Kentucky straight rye (95% rye, 5% barley) finished in

The nose is very floral, almost to the exclusion of anything else aside from barrel char

It’s a tough note to place — lilac and lavender, then an extracted molasses note

The palate is equally odd and slightly off-putting: very sweet and floral, with a cane syrup note

There’s a ton going on in this bottle — and both the first and final calculus land

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