Copperworks Whiskey

Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey

“…one of the most impressive whiskeys released in Seattle in recent years.” 

Seattle Times, 10/5/16

Release 003Since long before we opened our doors in October 2013, our goal has been to produce an exquisite whiskey in a newly emerging category: American Single Malt Whiskey.

We’re thrilled to announce that Copperworks Whiskey is now available in our tasting room and in the Copperworks Online Store.

Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey, Release 003, is made from 100% malted barley and our first release using a special “Five Malt” recipe consisting of 75% pale malt and 25% caramel malts. It was twice-distilled in our traditional copper pot stills. It was then matured for 34 months at Copperworks in full-size charred, new American Oak barrels coopered for us in Kentucky.

Price: $59.89 (not including tax or shipping) for 750ml bottle.

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Tasting Notes and Production Specs

Current Release:  Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey, Release 003

Tasting notes: Nose of citrus rind, spice, and cantaloupe. Flavor sweet spice, dried plums, toffee, and burnt orange. Long finish with leather, green tea, and mango.

Production details: This is the first release of Copperworks “Five Malt” recipe. It contains 75% pale malt and 25% caramel malts. The beer for this release is modeled after a traditional Scottish Ale. Get detailed production specs.


Past Releases: Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey

Release 001

Tasting notes: Nose of soft honey and black tea aroma, smooth mouth feel, and flavors of smoked orange toffee, giving way to black pepper and leather.

Production details: 100% two-row, pale malted barley; 50% is Great Western Malting’s WA Select Pale Malt and  50% is Great Western Malting’s Northwest Select Pale Malt. Great Western Malting is located in Vancouver, WA. Get detailed production specs.

Release 002

Tasting notes: Aromas of black tea and candied fruit. Flavors of fruit, with orange, apricot, and lemon rind dominating. Later finishes with black pepper and desert sage spices.

Production details: Just like the recipe for Release 001, this release is made of 100% two-row, pale malted barley, with 50% Great Western Malting’s WA Select Pale Malt and 50% being Great Western Malting’s Northwest Select Pale Malt. Get detailed production specs.