Two James Spirits Catcher's Rye
Two James Spirits // Michigan, USA
Founded in 2013, Two James Spirits is the first distillery to open in Detroit since the end of Prohibition. Founders David Landrum and Peter Bailey named the distillery after their fathers, both named "James." Their Catcher's Rye Whiskey is made from 100% Michigan-grown rye and water from the Great Lakes, for a distinct flavor and homage to the state's terroir. It is then aged a minimum of two years in new, charred American oak barrels before being bottled at 49.4% ABV.
RyeMash bill at least 51% rye; aged in new, charred oak barrels.
Cask Typenew, charred American oak
"Amber in color with a nose of clove and honey. Caramel apple characterizes the initial taste, as does nutmeg and brown sugar. Softer initially, the mid-palate pops sharply with notes of cardamom and cinnamon. The rye mellows and finishes with burnt vanilla sugar and dark chocolate. "