Deerhammer American Single Malt

American Single Malt

Deerhammer // Colorado, USA


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3 out of 5 stars
( 65 )

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.

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  • American Single Malt
    Made 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 Type
    new, white American oak; sizes ranging from 25-54 gallons

Tasting Notes

"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."

Score 92

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