St. George Single Malt Lot 16
American Single Malt
St. George // California, USA
Lot 16 is the latest annual release of the highly coveted and award-winning St. George Single Malt series. Distiller and blender Dave Smith incorporated a range of whiskeys between four and 10 years old for this edition, also selecting from a variety of cask types. Hitting the shelves in October 2016, Lot 16 was bottled at 43% ABV.
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 Typevariety of casks including used bourbon, port, and sherry
"Find cocoa and malty notes with nutty baking spices on the nose. The palate opens with dark chocolate covered oranges, along with light hints of zest, spice, oak, and even floral notes. A rich, enticing finish offers chocolate babka cake and cocoa dusted chocolate truffles, as well as distinct notes of booze or liqueur filled chocolate candies. A chocolate smorgasbord."