Charbay Hop Flavored Whiskey— Release III 1999

Double-distilled from Pilsner beer, flavored with hops and aged for 14 years (six years in oak, eight years out of oak), this limited-edition whiskey isn't for everyone. It's powerful, big and oaky on the palate, with lots of tannins rounding out into vanilla, honey and sweet-yet-bitter orange peel. Bottled at an over-the-top 132 proof, it needs a lot of dilution, but once the alcohol is tamed, an enticing velvetiness emerges. This whiskey is different, interesting and oddly haunting. It would make a wild Manhattan. Kara Newman 

  • rating
    95
  • Price
    $425,Buy Now
  • Appellation
    US
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  • Rating
    95
  • Alcohol
    66.2%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    American Whiskey/Bourbon
  • Date Published
    2/1/2014
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