This month, Michter’s Distillery will launch its US*1 Toasted Barrel Bitter Mash Whiskey for simply the second time ever. It was beforehand launched in 2019.
“At Michter’s we’re happy with the good work executed by our manufacturing crew to create our Toasted program,” mentioned Michter’s President Joseph J. Magliocco. “We’re all the time attempting new issues as we endeavor to make highest high quality whiskeys, and with the 2014 launch of our US*1 Toasted Barrel Bourbon we grew to become the primary firm to supply a toasted barrel American whiskey. It’s nice to see how this new class has taken off over the previous 8 years.”
To make this particular Toasted launch, Michter’s begins with absolutely matured barrels of its US*1 Bitter Mash Whiskey. “The guts of this toasted product is an excellent whiskey that begins on the palate like a candy and scrumptious bourbon after which has a rye-like spice on the end,” defined Michter’s Grasp Distiller Dan McKee.
The Bitter Mash is then transferred into specifically toasted barrels for added ageing. The exact toast profile of the second barrel is chosen by Michter’s Grasp of Maturation Andrea Wilson. “The 2022 Toasted Bitter Mash launch takes the Bitter Mash expression and enhances it by including notes of smoked honey and gingersnap cookies accentuated by toasted oak, all whereas honoring the candy and spicy stability of our US*1 Bitter Mash,” noticed Wilson about her toast choice. “Engaged on the Toasted collection actually brings ahead the affect of the barrel and represents the dedication of the Michter’s crew to repeatedly present distinctive whiskey.”
When Michter’s US*1 Bitter Mash, the bottom of this Toasted launch, was chosen by The Whisky Change as “Whisky of the Yr” for 2019, it marked the primary time that any whiskey from america had ever achieved the respect.
Bottled at 43% ABV, Michter’s US*1 Toasted Barrel Bitter Mash Whiskeyis priced at $100 per 750ml bottle. For extra info, head over to the model’s official web site.
In July, Michter’s shipped its first and solely 2022 bottling of 10 Yr Rye.