Belmont Farm Kopper Kettle Virginia Whiskey 43% 70cl
Based in Culpeper, Virginia – 75 miles SW of Washington DC - Belmont Farm is owned by Chuck and Jeanette Miller, who set up the distillery in 1988 as one of the very first ‘craft’ distilleries in the US – indeed, Chuck had to work closely with the US Government to change regulations in order to support small-scale distillery operations as previously paperwork was geared towards big corporations.
Moonshining was a key part of the Miller family – Chuck has plenty of stories of being with his grandfather chased by the FBI, and often questioned why they had three dairy tankers but only one cow. In fact, if you’ve ever watched the TV show ‘Moonshiners’, you’ll probably have seen Chuck as he helps the Tim Smith, Tickle and the boys with more ‘official’ bottlings.
The 195-acre farmstead means Chuck and his family can grow all the corn, rye, wheat and barley they need for the wide range of bottlings, meaning this is truly a field-to-bottle operation in every sense.Their standard Virginia whiskey has a mashbill of 51% corn, 24.5 wheat, 24.5% barley and before entering virgin oak casks a hessian bag of apple wood staves are lowered into a tank holding the new make spirit - this adds an additional slightly fruity element to what will be become a fantastic whiskey, full of vanilla, soft spice and dark fruit notes. It's brilliant neat but also makes one of the best Old Fashioneds you will ever have!
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