5 Year Old Apple Brandy Barrel Finished Corn Whiskey
Golden yellow color. Aromas of peanut butter on sourdough toast, corn puff cereal, corn chip, and cement fountain with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a peppery, interesting, medium-length candied spiced nuts and green apple, peach-lemon pepper jelly and tea, and peppermint ice cream finish. A full throttled, yet finessed Corn Whiskey that takes you for a fun spin in a muscle car.
|Style:||Fruity, Spicy & Spirity|
|Aroma:||peanut butter on sourdough toast, corn puff cereal, corn chip, and cement fountain|
|Flavor:||candied spiced nuts and green apple, peach-lemon pepper jelly and tea, and peppermint ice cream|
|Enjoy:||Enjoy on its own|
|Bottom Line:||A full throttled, yet finessed Corn Whiskey that takes you for a fun spin in a muscle car.|
Corn Whiskey is a commercial product that must contain at least 80% corn, be distilled at less than 80% ABV (160 proof) and if wood-aged, may be aged in either used or new uncharred barrels.
Corn whiskey was the first truly American whiskey, and the precursor to Bourbon. An unaged, clear spirit, it was the type of whiskey that Scotch-Irish farmers produced in their stills for family consumption or to trade for store goods. When state and federal excise taxes were permanently introduced during the Civil War, most of the production of Corn whiskey went underground to become moonshine, where it has remained ever since. A modest amount of commercial Corn whiskey is still produced and