John's Alabama Single Malt Whiskey
American Single Malt
John Emerald // Alabama, USA
This single malt, released in September 2015, is supposedly the first legally produced whiskey in the state of Alabama in 100 years. It is distilled from 100% malted barley, smoked using peach and pecan wood. In temperature controlled settings, the whiskey ages in small, five-gallon barrels.
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.)