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Whisky In Isolation First Release Announcement

Posted by Justin Farmer on

We have been busting to let the cat out of the bag and I am pumped to announce that our 5th cask will actually be our 1st release.

We have partnered with up and coming Tasmanian Distillery Spirit Thief Distilling Co. to create a whisky inspired by the classic New York Sour cocktail.

Thought to have been first made in the 1880s by a bartender in Chicago, before being made popular by a rival bartender in Manhattan, the New York Sour is a classic bourbon-based whiskey sour taken up a notch both visually and in flavour by the addition of a float of red wine.

Three French Oak Shiraz casks have been married together after three summers of maturation. Transferred to a 100 litre American Oak Bourbon cask, which previously contained Buffalo Trace, the whisky has been left for a further 12 months.

Bottling is scheduled for April with release not too long after.

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Brett & Rod at Spirit Thief Distilling Co.