Catoctin Creek Barrel Select Rye Madeira Cask Finish #2415 58.5% 70cl
Catoctin Creek is a fantastic craft distillery based in Purcellville, Virginia. Husband and wife team Becky and Scott Harris set up the company to produce high quality spirits with a focus on a range of rye whiskies that are second-to-none. Master Distiller Becky utilises her experience in chemical engineering to ensure a consistency and depth of flavour are continually produced, with Scott guiding the tiller of marketing and sales.
The Barrel Select series from the distillery is a range of bottlings from individual casks offering something a bit special. Originally brought in to form a tasting event with Scott, this is one of four bottlings that were finished in a variety of barrels that previously held other wines, beers and spirits.
In this case, we have a release of 126 bottles of 100% rye whiskey aged for 2 years in virgin oak before a finish of 11 months in ex-Madeira casks. There's a distinct nuttiness to the palate, ever so slightly drying but also full of rich raisin notes and hints of cracked black pepper. That drying note does mean it helps with a drop of water added, which loosens the tight feel and increases the length of the finish.
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