Capital Liquors Undertaking 5 12 months Outdated “Ok&L Unique” Closely Peated ~ American Single Malt Whiskey Information
October eighth, 2022
Capital Liquors Undertaking 5 12 months Outdated “Ok&L Unique” Closely Peated American Single Malt Whiskey (750ml)
Gregory Miller, a chemical engineer and professor of distillation at UC Davis, operates the smallest authorized distillery we’ve ever seen. The absolutely licensed and bonded distillery and ‘rickhouse’ sit just some steps from the entrance door of his residence on the western fringe of Davis, CA. The tiny pot nonetheless is handbuilt and of his personal design – a undertaking that got here into being after his lab bought a really costly instructing nonetheless that wasn’t as much as his rigorous requirements. Slightly than simply moonshine as a hobbyist, Mr. Miller took the additional step of licesning his undertaking and turning into the primary authorized distillery in Yolo County lengthy earlier than the fashionable craft growth obtained booming. However he by no means got down to run a completely operational distillery in a enterprise sense. He doesn’t have manufacturing targets, he’s not in a rush, he doesn’t have traders that should be paid again, and he undoubtedly doesn’t distill day by day. In truth, there are solely 6 barrels within the ‘rickhouse’ (5 now that we purchased this one). He has made rye, bourbon, single malt, and numerous different attention-grabbing experimental batches of liquor. It takes roughly 40 particular person mashes and distillation runs to fill a full sized 53 gallon barrel. Water comes from the properly on his property and the distillery and barrel room often tops 100+ levels in the summertime months and drops close to freezing within the winter. This unimaginable 5 yr previous single malt is comprised of 100% Scottish Bairds Closely Peated Malt – bought in 25KG sacks and mashed separately.