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Pike Creek 10 Year Old Whisky

Vendor Pike Creek
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Embark on a journey of exceptional Canadian whisky with Pike Creek 10 Year Old. Crafted with precision and aged to perfection, this expression captures the essence of tradition and innovation, delivering a palate-pleasing experience that reflects the artistry of Canadian distillation.

Aged to Perfection: Matured in oak barrels for a full decade, Pike Creek 10 Year Old showcases the impact of time on its flavor profile. The aging process contributes to the whisky's smoothness and imparts a depth of character that distinguishes it as a truly refined spirit.

Maple Wood Finish: Adding a unique twist to the traditional aging process, Pike Creek 10 Year Old undergoes a finishing period in barrels made from Canadian maple wood. This innovative touch imparts subtle, sweet nuances to the whisky, creating an extra layer of complexity and a lingering, memorable finish.

Smooth and Approachable: With its velvety texture and approachable nature, Pike Creek 10 Year Old is a welcoming choice for both seasoned whisky enthusiasts and those exploring the world of Canadian spirits. Its smoothness makes it ideal for sipping neat or as the foundation for classic cocktails.

Presentation: Encased in an elegant bottle that reflects the craftsmanship within, Pike Creek 10 Year Old pays homage to its Canadian heritage. The label features the iconic Pike Creek horsehead, an emblem of quality and tradition.

Versatile Enjoyment: Whether enjoyed by the fireside for contemplative sipping or shared among friends for celebratory toasts, Pike Creek 10 Year Old is a versatile companion for various occasions. Elevate your whisky experience with a dram that combines heritage, innovation, and a decade of maturation.

Indulge in the rich, nuanced flavors of Pike Creek 10 Year Old Whisky—a testament to the art of Canadian distillation that promises a journey of discovery in every sip.

ABV

42%

Tasting Notes

Appearance:
In the glass, Pike Creek 10 Year Old Whisky unveils a deep amber hue, hinting at the rich and matured character within.

Nose:
As you bring the glass to your nose, be greeted by a symphony of inviting aromas. Sweet toffee and vanilla notes dance alongside subtle hints of dried fruits, creating an olfactory experience that promises depth and complexity. The maple wood finish adds a delicate sweetness, setting the stage for what's to come.

Palate:
Upon the first sip, the whisky envelops the palate in a velvety embrace. The decade-long maturation becomes evident as sweet toffee and vanilla take center stage. Dried fruits make a subtle appearance, adding layers of complexity. The oak influence contributes a gentle warmth, while a touch of spice unfolds, creating a harmonious and well-balanced profile.

Maple Wood Finish:
The unique maple wood finish makes its presence known, introducing a delightful sweetness that lingers on the palate. This innovative touch adds an extra dimension to the tasting experience, enhancing the overall complexity and providing a memorable conclusion.

Finish:
The finish is a testament to the craftsmanship of Pike Creek 10 Year Old. The warmth persists, accompanied by a lingering sweetness and a touch of oak. As the flavors gradually fade, they leave behind a sense of satisfaction and a desire for another sip.

Distillery Information

This is a ten year old, Canadian-style Rye Whiskey that has spent the last several months of tis aging in ex-Rum casks. This is a recent change for Pike Creek. The first version of their signature spirit was finished in Port casks.
Scotland is the biggest producer of whisky in the world, and has been for at least 100 years. But while Scotland is synonymous with whisky, it isn't the only country to produce it. Others, such as the USA, Ireland and Japan, also have long, proud traditions of whisky-making.
Canadian whiskies are most typically blends of whiskies made from a single grain, principally corn and rye, but also sometimes wheat or barley. Mash bills of multiple grains may also be used for some flavouring whiskies.
With 6,975 people, Pike Creek is the 17th most populated city in the state of Delaware out of 79 cities.
The world's oldest whiskey distillery in Bushmills is a true testament to the rich heritage of whiskey-making.In the United States, rye whiskey is, by law, made from a mash of at least 51 percent rye. (The other ingredients in the mash are usually corn and malted barley.) It is distilled to no more than 160 U.S. proof (80% abv) and aged in charred, new oak barrels.
Rye whiskey can be made anywhere in the world, but to be labeled rye in the United States it must adhere to certain rules: It must be made from a fermented mash of at least 51% rye grain (the rest can be other cereal grains).In distillation, the still is heated to just below the boiling point of water and the alcohol and other compounds vaporise and pass over the neck of the still into either a condenser or a worm – a large copper coil immersed in cold running water where the vapour is condensed into a liquid.
The distillation process generally involves three main steps: The conversion of the desired liquid from a mixture into vapour. The condensation of the purified liquid. The collection of the condensed liquid.

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