Tag Archives: American Malt

Remy Cointreau Acquiring Westland Distillery

By Richard Thomas French spirits group Remy Cointreau was reported yesterday to have purchased Seattle’s Westland Distillery. The financial terms of the acquisition have yet to be disclosed. Westland Distillery has carved out a niche for itself at the front of the burgeoning American Malt Whiskey sector, taking advantage of local conditions in the Pacific Northwest to adapt Scottish whisky-making ...

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Copperworks American Malt 001 Whiskey Review

Copperworks American Malt Whiskey

By Debbie Shocair Rating: A- There is a reason I’m so vocal in my excitement about American craft whiskey, and this expression from Copperworks Distilling Co. in Seattle exemplifies why. Their Release 001 began as a craft beer brewed from two varieties of pale malt before being twice distilled in traditional copper pot stills and growing up to be a ...

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Deschutes Brewstillery Launches Black Butte Whiskey

Deschutes Brewery and Bendistillery today announced the launch of Black Butte Whiskey. Created over the past three years, this malt whiskey was double distilled from the wash of Deschutes Brewery’s flagship beer, Black Butte Porter. Available in very limited quantities, this sipping whiskey can be found starting today at the brewery’s two public houses, Bendistillery’s tasting room and Oregon liquor ...

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Westland Released New Single Cask American Malt

By Richard Thomas Seattle’s Westland Distillery, one of the leaders in the burgeoning category of American malt whiskey, has released the latest in its single cask series, Cask #3824. This whiskey was made from Westland’s standard, signature five-malt mashbill and aged in a new white oak barrel before receiving a three month finish in an old rum cask. 150 bottles ...

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Seattle’s Copperworks Poised To Release American Malt

Seattle, Washington’s Copperworks Distilling Company has announced the first Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey will be released on August 27, 2016. Copperworks Whiskey Release 001 is made from a high-quality craft beer brewed from 100 percent pale malted barley, which is twice-distilled in traditional copper pot stills. These stills were hand-hammered in the Highlands of Scotland. As passionate, experienced brewers, ...

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