Chattanooga Whiskey Co. 1816 Reserve

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Chattanooga Whiskey Co. // Indiana (bottled in Tennessee), USA

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    83
  • Avg. Rating

    3.5
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 103 )

The 1816 Reserve is one of two introductory whiskeys from Chattanooga Whiskey Co. which after a "Vote Whiskey" campaign in 2012, became the city's first whiskey brand since Prohibition. This features a mash bill of 75 percent corn, 21 percent rye and 4 percent malted barley, and was sourced from MGP in Indiana. The name “1816” is meant to honor the establishment of the trading post, Ross’s Landing, founded by John Ross, leader of the Cherokee nation and later their Principal Chief. This area later became the town of Chattanooga.

  • age
  • abv
    45.0
  • Other Whiskey
    A 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
  • Cask Type
    new, charred American oak

Tasting Notes

"The nose offers a smoky, charred profile, with caramel and molasses. There's also a grainy component, along with rye spice. The mouthfeel is creamy with nutty and buttery flavors and a backbone of spice and vanilla. The finish is short and sharp, with more rye spice, and a touch of cinnamon. "

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Flavor Profile

Vanilla & Sweet