Category: American Whiskey. vertical-align: -0.1em !important; Country: USA Region: Washington Type: Blended Whiskey Bottler: Distiller ABV: 40.5% Score: 89 points. Toward the end of the run we get our tails starting to come through, these are the higher boiling alcohols that have an earthy note to them. The finish is medium, with an initial sweetness that gives way to a dry finish. BC: 55% is the lowest you can barrel and still obtain maximum extraction. State Code: 9572. All of our staple grains are cultivated exclusively for us on the Omlin Family farm in Quincy, Washington. $149.95. The barrels are then put away to age gracefully where they absorb all the delicious flavors from the barrel: vanilla, caramel, wood spice and best of all a hint of whiskey. Woodinville Whiskey Straight Rye Cask Strength / 62.16% ABV. This is on the low end of most American whiskey producers. Tasting through Woodinville Whiskey’s Flagship Bourbon and Flagship 100% Rye and comparing them to a Port Barrel … That might be the route we go. Its sweeter and less peppery, with a more obvious palate weight and more pronounced dried fruit flavors. There are subtle fruit notes of peach and dried apricot as well as some caramel, brown sugar and cinnamon. This 1,320 gallon handmade still produces 7 barrels of whiskey per day. There are sweet aromas of brown sugar, along with an array of light fruit notes, think of a can of fruit cocktail. The grains are mashed, distilled, and barreled in our Woodinville® distillery, then trucked back over the Cascade Mountains to our private barrel houses, where Central Washington’s extreme temperature cycles promote the extraction of natural flavors from the oak.” – Woodinville Whiskey … JM: So far there is one port cask finished whiskey. After we empty our bourbon and rye whiskey barrels we refill them with pure, grade-A, dark amber maple syrup that is harvested from the eastern … We wanted our Double Barrel to be a mellow drinking whiskey. The grain is locally sourced, with a mash of 72% corn, 22% rye and 6% malted barley; they distill in copper pots, not hybrids; their barrel stock, all 53-gallon standard barrels… Fred named Woodinville the “Best Bourbon not from Kentucky.” Minnick is the editor-in-chief of Bourbon+ Magazine and host on numerous shows on the Spirits Network. It is the story of two best friends with one dream. We really like the climate in Eastern Washington where we age our whiskeys. The wood notes are discernible, but nicely integrated into the whiskey. The bourbons of Woodinville Whiskey Co. (image via Cameron Holck/The Whiskey Wash) Tasting Notes: Woodinville Straight Bourbon Whiskey 90 Proof Vital Stats : Straight bourbon whiskey from Washington, 45% ABV, 90 proof, mashbill of corn, rye and malted barley, new charred oak barrels, $39.95 for a 750mL. After Woodinville Whiskey Co empties their bourbon and rye whiskey barrels, they refill them with pure, grade-A, dark amber maple syrup that is harvested from the eastern United States. It’s heavy, it’s obstructive and can coverup a lot of flaws with its dense sweetness. If you have this mindset going in, you can't truly appreciate whiskey. Bourbon is a style of corn-based, barrel-aged whiskey that originated in the southern United States. Add to Cart; Woodinville® Bourbon Whiskey Gift Pack. Woodinville’s production process is certainly crafty. I’d love to see what this whiskey would be like with another three to five years of aging. The peach and apricot notes are more pronounced as are the cinnamon and clove notes. The color is a light amber. Which ones? On the palate, the flavors are more intense than its sibling. On the nose, the whiskey is very subtle. The late David Pickerell, former Master Distiller for Maker’s Mark and Whistle Pig, mentored the startup. My introduction to it was its Straight Bourbon, which reminded me of Elijah Craig.Then, I was able to take part in a rather stupendous barrel proof pick of the Bourbon. We like to call it our “gateway whiskey.” We find many that claim to not like whiskey and fall in love with the Double Barrel. JM: The double barrel whisky has a period of maturation in ex-bourbon barrels. JM: The whiskey is casked at 55% ABV. The only difference is that it undergoes an additional six months or so of cask finishing in a barrel that previously held port wine. 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