Copperworks Distilling Co. of Seattle announced the release of its second whiskey of the summer, and that its American Single Malt Whiskey will soon be available in many countries outside of the U.S.
The international availability is thanks to a partnership with That Boutique-y Whisky Company, an award-winning independent bottler of whiskies from craft distillers around the world. A few years ago, a team from UK-based Boutique-y sampled several barrels of Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey and selected casks to bottle and sell under their label.
On August 4, Boutique-y Whisky will release its “World Series” collection which includes a single-cask release of Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey which Boutique-y says “packs a wonderful balance of savoury oak and sweet fruit notes.” See Where to Buy.
The latest stateside release from the distillery is Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey, Release 031. This release was created by combining six casks of whiskey distilled from our Five Malt recipe (similar to a Scotch Ale style beer) with one cask of whiskey distilled from a Single Variety Malt called “Full Pint” that was grown and malted in Washington State’s Skagit Valley. Adding the cask of Full Pint gives this release a distinctive depth of fruit flavors. All seven casks used in this release were aged for at least 32 months in charred, new American Oak.
Release 031 offers aromas of browned butter, orange cream, and grapefruit peel followed by ripe blackberry and spice. Flavors of honeydew, cut hay, Thai basil, and melon rind lead to a finish of blackberry, tomato vine, fruit, and a slight, sweet brininess. Copperworks American Single Malt Whiskey, Release 031 is avaiable now in the the distillery’s online store and at the distillery.