Distiller's Friday Roundup - August 7th, 2020
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Distiller's Friday Roundup - July 31st, 2020
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Maritime Whiskey: Harnessing the Flavors of the Ocean
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Los Arango Añejo Tequila
Los Arangos Añejo is a 100% Blue Weber agave tequila. This Añejo tequila is double column-distilled before being aged for 13 months in American oak barrels. Los Arangos is named in honor of José Doroteo Arango, a national hero and revolutionary general who is perhaps better known by the nickname Pancho Villa.
Equiano Rum Limited Batch 01
Equiano Rum is an African-Caribbean blended rum made from 100% molasses from two distilleries: Gray's in Mauritius and Foursquare in Barbados. The Gray's rum was aged for 10 years in a combination of French Limousin and ex-cognac casks while the Foursquare rum (blend of column and pot still rums) was aged in American oak ex-bourbon barrels. It is bottled without added colorants, spices, additives or added sugar. Equiano Rum is named for Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797), a Nigerian-born writer, entrepreneur, abolitionist, and freedom-fighter who purchased his freedom in 1766.
Booker's Bourbon Batch 2020-02 "Boston Batch"
Booker's Bourbon Batch 2020-02 "Boston Batch" is named after the production site where Booker Noe started his career. Located in Boston, KY, the distillery was purchased by James B. Distilling Co. in the 1950s and is now named Booker Noe Distillery. The bourbon for this batch was selected by Fred Noe and as always is bottled uncut and unfiltered. It was aged for 6 years, 3 months, and 10 days and is bottled at 126.5 proof.
Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond 9 Year (Spring 2020)
Old Fitzgerald Bottled in Bond 9 Year is the fifth release in the bottled in bond decanter series which first began with a spring 2018 release. Old Fitzgerald is a wheated bourbon produced by Heaven Hill and this bottled in bond version was distilled in one distillation season in March 2011. Aged for 9 years before bottling in March 2020, this Spring 2020 release bears a green label as other spring releases have done. It is bottled at 100 proof.
Atticus Jones Straight Rye
Atticus Jones is a straight rye whiskey from The Family Jones Distillery. This is the first straight whiskey the distillery has produced entirely in-house, and is made from all Colorado grains, with a mash bill of 75% rye, 15% corn and 10% malted barley. The rye was aged for a minimum of two years in full-size char #3 Cooper's Select American oak and is bottled at 94 proof.
The Macallan Triple Cask Matured 12 Year
Macallan Triple Cask Matured 12 Year has matured in a trinity of casks. A mixture of European sherry seasoned oak casks, American sherry seasoned oak casks and American ex-bourbon oak casks is used to create one of Scotland's most preeminent single malt whiskies. Note: The Triple Cask Matured portfolio was formerly known as Fine Oak. The brand changed the name to the line in 2018. Also, the ABV will range from 40-43% depending on your market.
Ella Jones Straight Bourbon
Ella Jones is a straight bourbon made by The Family Jones. The Denver distillery uses all-Colorado grains, with a mash bill of 75% corn, 15% rye and 10% malted barley. The pot distilled bourbon is bottled at 94 proof and aged for approximately three years in full-size charred (char #3) new American oak. Released in May 2020, this is their first self-distilled bourbon.
Pinhook Bourbon War 4 Year Vertical Series
Pinhook releases new vintages of bourbons and ryes each year, always named after thoroughbred horses. The vertical series is planned to last nine years, releasing a blend of barrels ranging in age from 4 to 9 years. This first release is the four year. It has a mash bill of 75% corn, 20.5% rye, and 4.5% malted barley.
Cocchi Storico Vermouth di Torino
Cocchi Storico Vermouth di Torino is a sweet and amber colored vermouth featuring Moscato wine as its base. Botanicals used here include cinchona and rhubarb which help to color the wine along with caramelized sugar. Other botanicals include Artemisia absinthium, sandalwood, musk, myrrh, and nutmeg. Vermouth di Torino is one of two regions for vermouth which have Geographic Indicators protecting its production.
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