Mosswood Apple-Brandy-Aged American Light Whiskey

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Mosswood // (bottled and aged in California), USA

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  • Distiller Score

    85
  • Avg. Rating

    3.0
    3 out of 5 stars
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Mosswood whiskeys are purchased from other distillers and then finished in unique casks in Berkeley, California. The whiskey for this expression is a light, primarily corn-based whiskey from Indiana, which was aged for seven years in used bourbon casks. Mosswood then aged this whiskey in a barrel that previously held apple brandy. Incidentally, a "light whiskey" is a whiskey which is distilled over 160 proof but under 190 proof (bourbon cannot be distilled over 160 proof for comparison). It may be aged in either used or uncharred new oak barrels.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    46.0
  • 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
    finished in ex-apple brandy casks

Tasting Notes

"Compared to their coffee and sour ale barrel releases, the cask influence on the apple brandy aged Mosswood whiskey is relatively subtle. The apple notes are most evident on the nose and in the finish. In between you get a nice, enjoyable, light whiskey, the kind one might pour into a flask for an autumn walk in the woods."

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