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Dry Fly Washington Wheat Whiskey, Washington

Rating
92.00
Price
$67.95

They're making trendy whisky all over the place nowadays, even up yonder Washington way in the Pacific Northwest. Dry Fly, in Spokane, was started a few years back by two former marketing executives with a passion for fly fishing. They devoted themselves to a business plan based on locally grown ingredients. This is excellent craft spirit based on wheat. It starts softly, as can be expected of the grain, with a suggestion of sweetness. Then it turns satisfyingly dry and lightly chalky, with notes of yeasty bread, dry cereal and faint peach. It's all too easy to reach for a second pour; $60 in Quebec.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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