New Liberty Distillery, a Philadelphia craft distillery, just lately unveiled a brand new bourbon that’s been aged for 3 years and distilled utilizing heritage grains together with bright-red Pennsylvania corn varietals, malted rye, and malted barley.
The brand new New Liberty Bloody Butcher Bitter Mash Straight Bourbon Whiskey, in accordance to these behind it, was created in partnership with former Philadelphia Eagle Malcolm Jenkins and made utilizing grains grown solely by Black and Brown famers. It’s described that “distillers utilized the standard bitter mash approach with a singular twist, making a riff on the dunder pit fermentation course of utilized in many wonderful Jamaican rums. Spent mash from a earlier batch of staple Bloody Butcher Bourbon is allowed to bitter in open barrels, then, a bitter dough starter from native breadbasket Excessive Road Philly is added, and left to ferment and produce wild esters.
“After absolutely fermenting, the liquid is double pot distilled and rested in a 53-gallon new American charred oak barrel.”
“We had all the time deliberate to create totally different riffs on our staple Bloody Butcher Bourbon, it was only a matter of when,” mentioned Robert Cassell, Proprietor and Grasp Distiller of New Liberty Distillery and CEO of Millstone Spirits, in a ready assertion. “I’m thrilled to place out the Bitter Mash model particularly due to all of the native tie ins: the sourdough starter from Excessive Road Philly, the rye and barley from Deer Creek Malthouse, and the Bloody Butcher corn itself from Fortress Valley Mill.”
Ringing in at 47.5% (95 proof), Bloody Butcher Bitter Mash Bourbon is now obtainable in a 200ml dimension for round $25 throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Created from a base of 70% Bloody Butcher corn, 27% malted rye, and three% malted barley, the spirit’s official tasting notes point out it “pulls aromas which can be paying homage to leather-based tobacco pouches, pound cake, and dried leaves.
“Its palate notes are hearty, with beginning hints of spice that spherical off right into a heat autumn reminder of an apple cinnamon donut, dusted with nutmeg and crystalized sugar.”