Santa Fe Spirits Releases Colkegan Vertical

Santa Fe Spirits of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is excited to announce its first ever Colkegan Mesquite Smoked Single Malt vertical tasting and release party.

Santa Fe Spirits has been putting aside a few cases of each Colkegan batch since batch four and has decided the time has come to release some of these old batches in the form of a vertical release event.

Colkegan Mesquite Smoked Single Malt Whiskey, Santa Fe Spirits’s flagship product, is an award-winning American single malt that was first released in September 2013. Nine years later, Santa Fe Spirits has just bottled batch 22. 

Featured in the lineup for the June vertical event are batches 4, 6, 9, 11, 13 and 16

  • Batch 4 | bottled January 2015
    • Original bottling: 2124 bottles
    • Re-release bottles available: 10 bottles
  • Batch 6 | bottled December 2015
    • Original bottling: 2154 bottles
    • Re-release bottles available: 25 bottles
  • Batch 9 | bottled November 2016
    • Original bottling: 3426 bottles
    • Re-release bottles available: 45 bottles
  • Batch 11 | bottled July 2017
    • Original bottling: 2760 bottles
    • Re-release bottles available: 25 bottles
  • Batch 13 | Bottled June 2018
    • Original bottling: 3162 bottles
    • Re-release bottles available: 20 bottles
  • Batch 16 | bottled September 2020
    • Original bottling: 2130 bottles
    • Re-release bottles available: 9 bottles

The vertical release event has two options:

VIP Tasting Event

The VIP tasting will be limited seating and will include a guided tasting of the above-mentioned batches. The VIP tasting will also include an individual charcuterie plate and a Glencairn glass. VIP guests will have the first opportunity to purchase bottles from these batches and will receive a 20% discount on any purchases made on the day. VIP guests are welcome to stay for the general admission part of the event.

June 17
4-5 p.m.
$35 per person
Reservations required – tickets available at Eventbrite/e/Colkegan

Over 21 only

General Admission

The general admission event will follow the VIP event and will include samples of the above-mentioned batches. Tasting notes will be available, as will hors d’oeuvres. Owner Colin Keegan and head distiller Stephen Julander will be on hand to talk about the batches. The bar will be open for cocktails, beer and wine. There is no charge for the general admission event.  Guests at the general admission event will receive a 10% discount on any purchases made on the day.

June 17
5-7 p.m.
General admission
Over 21 only

Once re-released these batches will be for sale exclusively at the distillery tasting room until sold out.

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