Barrell Whiskey American Vatted Malt November 20, 2019
Barrell Craft Spirits // USA
Barrell Craft Spirits shifts its focus onto the world of American single malts with its American Vatted Malt. Using the term "vatted," once popular in Scotland for blended products, this Barrell release includes only American single malts. The expression draws from distilleries in six states, including New York, Texas, Indiana, New Mexico, Washington and Arizona, and is bottled at a cask strength of 117.5 proof.
Other WhiskeyA spirit distilled from a mash of grain(s) at less than 95% ABV, bottled at no less than 40% ABV. The product must have characteristics, taste, and aroma generally attributed to whiskey
"Milk chocolate-covered fruit chews show up first on the nose, alongside stewed fruits, lemon zest and chrysanthemum bud. The palate is dry and shifts between floral and herbal notes on the front, leading into a heavy dose of prunes, honey, and trail mix, highlighted by dried apricots, towards the back. A short finish offers tannic oak with pops of citrus and pepper. "