American whiskey is made all over the US, producing many types such as bourbon, rye, single barrel, Tennessee, straight wheat, white dog, straight corn, and Single Barrel whiskey. American distilleries often use a number of different grains in their production methods, their whisky can have a range of flavour profiles from the intense spicy rye through to the sweet generous bourbons.
The 92 proof or 46% abv version of the James E Pepper 1776 straight Rye is the level entry offering that is still a high Rye mash bill that is a great introduction to the delight of the drier and spicy style of American Whiskey, be sure to try the 57.3%/114.6 proof version too.
A high Rye mash bill (90% Rye) offering from the James E Pepper 1776 brand that packs a big punch at 57.3% abv or 114.6 proof if you are in America.Lots of wood char, toasted Rye and aromatic spices going on here.
Named after the year that Kentucky become a state in 1792, Ridgemont Riserve is a kentucky straight bourbon that is very pleasant, spicy and rich. A perfect bourbon to enjoy on ice. Jim Murrays Whisky Bible 2014 - WINNER - Bourbon - 9 Years and Under
Aged for a minimum of eight years, this bourbon earned a score of 95 points, tying Pappy Van Winkle’s 23 Year Old Bourbon, at the Ultimate Spirits Challenge in 2012.
Bakers 7 year old is a great small-batch bourbon made using a particular kind of yeast, which the family of Jim Beam have utilised over the past fifty plus years. An awesome well-aged bourbon, ideal for after dinner purposes.
A unique Whiskey from the first Texan distillery to release Whiskey since prohibition. Distilled from Heirloom blue corn at the Balcones distillery in Waco, Texas and one of many craft distilleries to emerge in the USA over the last 10 years. A rich, oily and complex American Whiskey that has won multiple awards since 2010.
Voted Best American Single Malt in the 2015 World Whiskies Awards comes Balcones Texas single malt. The flavour from this whisky is rather powerful and extensive indeed, matured in ex-bourbon American oak and bottled in 2012 at a solid 53% ABV.
This is a popular whisky from the innovative Texan distillery. It uses blue corn - hence the name - which is a type of maize grown in the south-western states of the US as well as Mexico. It’s 100% corn whisky, and 100% proof - clocking in at 50% ABV.
A gold award winning American wheat whiskey from the Bernheim distillery. Bottled at a minimum of 5 years old it boasts a chewy fruit character, with notes of fruitcake and toasted spice. It was also the first wheat whiskey to be released in United States.
Blanton's Gold Edition is a single barrel bourbon from the buffalo Trace distillery, made from a mashbill containing rye, corn and malted barley. You cant go too far wrong here if your a fan of bourbon.