Double Diamond Limited Edition Single Malt
American Single Malt
Rocky Mountain Craft Spirits // Colorado, USA
This single malt whiskey was aged first in a used Scotch barrel (which had formerly been used for sherry) and then finished in an American white oak wine cask, resulting in a final age statement of two years. Distilled on April 28, 2012, only 200 bottles of this whiskey were released and is sold only at the distillery.
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 Typeused sherry'd whiskey barrels, finished in ex-wine American oak
"The interplay of sweetness and spice in Double Diamond's single malt whiskey is intriguing. Its heat is matched by a sweet notes of honey and sherry, with a dry chocolatey finish. Tasted blind, one might guess it's a young whiskey from Scotland."