Copperworks Whiskey

Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey

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

Seattle Times, 10/5/16

Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey, Release 005, is made from 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. This release 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.

Copperworks Whiskey is available in our Seattle tasting room and in the Copperworks Online Store.

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

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Tasting Notes and Production Specs

Current Release: Release 005

Tasting notes:  Aromas of black tea, baking spices, and ginger bread. Flavors of candied orange, pineapple juice, and slightly briny. Finish of coffee with cream, honey, and grain cereal.

Production details: 100% Pale Malt recipe. Aged for 33 months in six full-sized of New American Oak barrels with a long toast and #3 char. Bottled at 100 proof. 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.

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.

 

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