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American Small Batch Whiskey

American Small Batch Whiskey Wine Details

Description: Following Prohibition, industrialization and mass marketing changed both the character and the crafting of American whiskey. With our whiskey, we have turned back the clock and revived the traditions that were handed down to us from the pioneers of American distilling. Whiskey production was originally handled by either farmers or millers as an admittedly delicious way to store the remainder of the year’s corn and rye harvest. At the time, whiskey was used as a currency, much in the same way the apple brandy was used. It was as good as cash. Barter was king in those days, and whiskey was a valuable commodity, particularly in rural areas. We begin by fermenting a traditional sour mash of corn and rye at colder temperatures, but without the aid of refrigeration. Fermentation takes more time this way, but results in a softer whiskey and develops subtle flavors such as vanilla, pear, rock candy, and raspberry.

Varietal Definition
Whisky (Scottish Gaelic: uisge-beatha), or whiskey (Irish: uisce beatha or fuisce), refers to a broad category of alcoholic beverages that are distilled from fermented grain mash and aged in wooden casks (generally oak).


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