Copperworks Whiskey

Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey

“Copperworks has raised the game considerably… a three course single
malt if ever there was one” 

— Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2018

Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey, Release 006

Release 006 is Copperworks first release to draw on the flavors of used oak. The release combines seven barrels of Copperworks whiskey matured in new American Oak with a half cask of whiskey matured in a used Oloroso Sherry cask. The whiskey uses our Five Malt recipe (75% pale malt and 25% caramel malts).

The result is a whiskey with a nose of dried fruit especially cherry and orange. The flavor has notes of leather, almond paste, and more dried fruit, with a finish of slight walnut and leather notes.

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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Current Releases: Tasting Notes & Production Specs

Release 006

Available online or in our tasting room

Tasting notes:  Nose of dried fruit especially cherry and orange. The flavor has notes of leather, almond paste, and more dried fruit, with a finish of slight walnut and leather notes.

Production details: Five Malt recipe (75% pale malt and 25% caramel malts). The release combines seven barrels of Copperworks whiskey matured in new American Oak with a half cask of whiskey matured in a used Oloroso Sherry cask. Get detailed production specs.

Release 007

Available only in Total Wine & More stores in the Puget Sound region

Tasting notes: Aromas of pepper, apricots, and dill. Entry offers heat with orange peel and tea flavors. With a few drops of water, heat subsides and stone fruit, mint, and pine finish come forward.

Production details: Copperworks “Five Malt” recipe with 75% pale malt and 25% caramel malts. The beer for this release is modeled after a traditional Scottish Ale.

Release 008

Available only in Total Wine & More stores in the Puget Sound region

Tasting notes: Aromas of pepper, spice cabinet, and BBQ sauce. With water, strawberry aromas evolve. Flavor has substantial caramel giving way to leather, melon and dried fruit with a similar finish, plus long vanilla notes

Production details: Copperworks “Five Malt” recipe with 75% pale malt and 25% caramel malts. The beer for this release is modeled after a traditional Scottish Ale.


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.

Release 004

Tasting notes: Nose of mellon rind, spice, and black pepper. Flavor starts with exotic spices, burnt orange and chamomile. Long finish with tropical fruit, especially pineapple and mango. Try with a few drops of water to bring out more dried fruit aromas and flavors.

Production info: This releases uses our “Five Malt” recipe. It contains 75% pale malt, and 25% caramel malts. The beer for this one is modeled after a traditional Scottish Ale. Get detailed production specs.

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.

 

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