Castle & Key to Release New Batches of Roots of Ruin Gin and Restoration Rye


September 28, 2021

Castle & Key Distillery announced the release of Roots of Ruin Harvest Seasonal Gin, the 5th seasonal gin from Castle & Key, as well as batches 2 and 3 of in its Restoration Rye 2021 series.

Restoration Rye debuted last year and was the first whiskey release from the distillery since its founding in 2014. All new releases will be available next month in various markets.

Roots of Ruin Harvest Gin speaks to the restoration of the property from its ruinous state, a story told through its label design, by Stranger & Stranger. It includes Star Anise, Sumac, Fennel, and Bay Leaf, botanicals have never previously been used in Castle & Key seasonal releases. It is available in KY, TN, IN, GA, SC, TX, IL, CO and WA states.

The 2021 Restoration Rye release features two batches, both with unique flavor profiles. Batch #2 is created from a blend of 75 barrels, and Batch #2 is comprised of 70 barrels. Both have a mashbill of 17% Yellow Corn, 63% Rye and 20% Malted Barley.

The gin is 53% ABV and has an SRP of $36.99; the rye whiskey is bottled at 104 proof and is $42.99.