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Charbay R5 Hop Whiskey Lot 5

Vendor Charbay
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Introducing Charbay R5 Hop Whiskey Lot 5, a captivating expression from Charbay Distillery that pushes the boundaries of traditional whiskey-making. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this whiskey begins with a base of carefully selected malted barley, distilled to perfection using Charbay's innovative techniques. What sets Lot 5 apart is the infusion of hops during distillation, imparting a distinctively hoppy character to the spirit.

Aging in charred oak barrels adds layers of complexity, allowing the whiskey to develop rich flavors of caramel, vanilla, and toasted oak while retaining the bright, floral essence of the hops. The result is a harmonious balance of malt sweetness and hoppy bitterness, with a smooth and velvety texture that lingers on the palate.

Charbay R5 Hop Whiskey Lot 5 is a true testament to the artistry and innovation of Charbay Distillery, offering whiskey enthusiasts a unique and unforgettable tasting experience. Enjoy it neat, on the rocks, or as the foundation for craft cocktails, and savor the bold flavors and aromatic complexity with every sip.

ABV

49.5%

Tasting Notes

Appearance: Charbay R5 Hop Whiskey Lot 5 boasts a rich amber hue, reflecting its time spent maturing in charred oak barrels.

Nose: The aroma is vibrant and inviting, with pronounced floral and citrus notes from the hops shining through. Layers of caramel and vanilla mingle with hints of toasted oak, creating a complex and enticing bouquet.

Palate: On the palate, this whiskey delights with a harmonious balance of malt sweetness and hoppy bitterness. The initial sip reveals flavors of caramelized barley and honey, followed by a burst of citrusy hops that invigorate the senses. Subtle hints of spice and oak add depth and complexity, culminating in a smooth and satisfying finish.

Finish: The finish is long and lingering, with the hoppy bitterness gradually fading to reveal lingering notes of caramel and oak. The whiskey leaves a warm and comforting sensation, inviting you to take another sip and explore its intricate layers of flavor.

Distillery Information

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