Nose: rye grains, seeds, and bread. Spicy and fruity just the way I like it with the rye really coming through front and center. Apple skins and apple seeds pitter about, the skins adding a touch of tannic bitterness. Green blades of grass soak up the sun while peaches are stewed and spiced. Solid portfolio of whole grains to compliment the rye.
Palate: ohsogood. Fruity and bready all the way through the middle with gentle thirst-inducing dryness in the back. Rye breads, apples, and peaches create a scintillating orchestra of complimentary flavors. Faint maple sweetness in the middle. Green grass and whole grains in the finish. Spices in my breath.
Final Thoughts: the whole time I lovingly quaffed my Hoss the foodie in me was screaming for the riches sharpest cheddar; easy and tasty. Not too complex, but uber rich and never overpowering in the process. An amazing example of balance and finesse.