Deerhammer American Single Malt
American Single Malt
Deerhammer // Colorado, USA
This grain-to-glass distillery uses four types of malted barley and two yeast strains for their single malt. It is fermented with open top fermentation for 4-5 days before being double-distilled with a traditional direct-fire copper pot-still. This whiskey is aged at least 2 years in new, white American oak in Buena Vista, Colorado; the distillery's location. Availability limited to Colorado at this time.
American Single MaltMade in the USA from 100% malted barley. Distilled at one distillery. Matured in oak casks no larger than 700L. Distilled to no higher than 160 proof (80% ABV). Bottled at 80 proof (40% ABV) or higher. (This is the proposed Standard of Identity by the American Single Malt Whiskey Commission.)
Cask Typenew, white American oak; sizes ranging from 25-54 gallons
"Warm amber with prevalent red undertones in color. Strong chocolate, caramel, and honey in the nose. Spicy initial attack with subtle earthy notes. Warm Baker's chocolate in the mid-palate remains through the finish. Caramel, raisin, and toffee are also present in the clean, lingering aftertaste."