Catoctin Creek x GWAR Ragnarok Rye 46% 75cl
Catoctin Creek x GWAR Ragnarok Rye 46% 75cl
Catoctin Creek x GWAR Ragnarok Rye 46% 75cl
Catoctin Creek x GWAR Ragnarok Rye 46% 75cl

Catoctin Creek

Catoctin Creek x GWAR Ragnarok Rye 46% 75cl

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  • Details

    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.

    Having met Scott virtually when he joined us on a tasting event, they seem like a lovely couple. So it was a real surprise when they collaborated with GWAR, one of the most extreme metal bands out there, to produce a rye whiskey in their honour.

    GWAR formed in Richmond, Virginia in 1984 and has a regularly rotating line up of musicians. A 'shock rock' group in every sense of the word, GWAR (which is a meaningless name and is pronounced exactly as it reads) court controversy and cult following everywhere they go.

    As so to Ragnarok Rye, which is 100% initially aged in charred white-oak before transferring into sugar-maple and Cherry wood barrels for a period of finishing. It's a bold, upfront whiskey even at 46%, with hints of charred sourdough bread, tobacco and coffee beans. The sweetness you might expect from the sugar-maple and cherrywood is there, but very much at the background - although it does come through more on the finish. Giving the collaboration one would hope for intensity but fortunately it's not too overpowering.

    And a word about the eye-catching stoppers - there are five different ones to denote the five members of GWAR: Blóthar the Berserker; Balsac the Jaws of Death; Jizmak da Gusha; Beefcake the Mighty; and Pustulus Maximus.

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    Shipping rates are based on WEIGHT of goods - the total weight of your order will determine the cost of the shipping charge due to price banding imposed by the carriers we use.

    Please note due to our opening times goods ordered on a Saturday may result in a delayed arrival. Goods ordered on a Sunday or Monday will be shipped from the store on the Tuesday immediately following - please bear this in mind if you have a deadline.


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    All goods must be examined at the time of delivery and any damages or shortage must be recorded on the relevant delivery acceptance forms with the delivery. Un-examined or un-checked goods that result in a subsequent claim outside of a 48 hour period will not be accepted. Queries relating to claims must be made within 48 hours of receiving the goods, otherwise claims cannot be guaranteed.


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