No age statement
Closure: Synthetic driven cork
Product of: United States
Distilled from 80% buckwheat and 20% corn and malted barley and aged two years in new charred and toasted oak barrels, legally this spirit by Catskill Distilling can’t be termed ‘whiskey’ as buckwheat does not qualify as a grain. However, its taste profile sits firmly in the whiskey category.
Sampled on 27/05/2013
Slight haze, coppery amber.
Buttery leather satchel, caramel, millet, sultanas and linseed oil with vanilla and nutmeg spice.
Spicy cereal – earthy grain with nutmeg, cracked black pepper spice and slight chilli bite.
Long rye-like spicy finish.