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Dry Fly Port Finished Wheat Whiskey
United States - Washington - Spokane

Since creating its whiskey, the Dry Fly team was pondering how to do a local take on ageing it in a port barrel. Luckily they connected with Townshend Cellar, and the whiskey is finished in its huckleberry port casks. Once this is gone, don't expect to see it for another year.

Specifications
Proof
80
Still Type
Wheat Whiskey
Aging
Huckleberry port casks

Reviews and News

Dry Fly Port Finished Wheat Whiskey Awards

Dry Fly Port Finished Wheat Whiskey Awards

san francisco world spirits competiton

Silver Medal - 2013 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Dry Fly Port Finished Wheat Whiskey - American Whiskey

Dry Fly Port Finished Wheat Whiskey - American Whiskey

american whiskeyPeggy Noe Stevens – 8.5
Nose: Expressive wood sugars and almost custard-like presence. Dried apricot and honey. Gold raisin and toasted pecans.
Palate: Warm currants and citrus with hints of mint and herbal facade. Attractive brown sugar and bready flavors that also nods to the grain. Slight cherry note.
Finish: Crisp heat on the finish that displays a controlled spice note.
Comment: The layered complexity is attractive. The grains climb softly around that lovely touch of heat.

Susan Reigler – 8.3
Nose: Light cherries with vanilla cookies and some hints of caramel all appear first, followed by toasted wheat crackers.
Palate: Stoned wheat crackers with more vanilla. Fruit has changed to ripe apples and there's a herbal note, plus cinnamon.
Finish: The cinnamon really comes to the fore here, while the grain and fruit tend to fade.
Comment: Well-balanced whiskey that's very fine on its own and complex enough to stand up in a cocktail.

 

- American Whiskey (June 2019)

 

Producer Information: Dry Fly Distillery

Dry Fly Distilling is a farm-to-bottle distillery in Spokane, Washington. They are a complete grain-to-glass operation, making vodka, gin and whiskey using only locally grown grains and botanicals. Their two ...
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