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ROKNAR is a single estate rye whiskey born of grain grown and harvested by head distiller Michael Swanson.

Batch 1 will be released in October 2022.

The first 100 bottles will be released in our cocktail room at 5pm on Saturday, October 15, 2022. A A limited amount of Roknar Bonded will be available in all markets that we sell in soon thereafter. Follow us on social media for updates.

Aged for a minimum of 4 years in 53-gallon charred oak barrels and bottled at 100 proof.

With a mash bill of 80% rye, 10% corn and 10% malt barley, Far North aims to establish MINNESOTA RYE as a regional style in the spirit of Pennsylvania and Maryland-style ryes.

We seeded AC Hazlet rye for this Roknar on Section 4 in the fall of 2015. It overwintered in brutally cold temperatures with little snow cover. The following summer, we harvested an unexpected bumper crop. It was distilled and barreled in February 2018.



Bottled in bond occupies a rarefied place in the whiskey world. 100 proof. Four years old. Distilled in a single season by a single distiller.