Catoctin Creek Barrel Select Rye Stout Cask Finish #2675 59.5% 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 instance we have a release of 248 bottles of 100% rye whiskey aged for 2 years in virgin oak casks before a finish of 11 months in a barrel that had previously been used to mature firstly Bourbon, then Single Malt Scotch Whisky, then Russian Imperial Stout from the Adroit Theory brewery not far from Catoctin Creek Distillery itself.
There's warm chocolate notes throughout here, with a rich texture and lingering finish of Brazil nuts and darkmilk chocolate bars. The stout influence is apparent but not dominating, working brilliantly with the house style of charred bread-and-butter pudding studded with raisins.
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