Clear Creek Distillery McCarthy's Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

Clear Creek Distillery McCarthy's Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

Clear Creek DistillerySKU: 210000022224

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Clear Creek Distillery McCarthy's Oregon Single Malt Whiskey

Made from peat-malted barley imported from Scotland, McCarthy's Oregon Single Malt Whiskey would be called Scotch if Oregon were Scotland. The whiskey, smooth and peaty with a clean finish, was named the "Best Small Batch Whiskey in the World" by the Whisky Bible and was named one of the ten best American whiskeys by Michael Jackson, author of the Malt Whiskey Companion.

Steve McCarthy, the master distiller at Clear Creek Distillery, purchases the finest malted barley at Port Ellen in Islay, Scotland, and imports it into the United States. Once the malted barley has been imported, it is milled, mashed, and fermented into a craft beer by the Widmer Brothers, a Portland-based microbrewery. Then, the craft beer is hauled to McCarthy's craft distillery, where McCarthy distills it in a single pass through his Holstein copper-pot still. As a result of distilling the whiskey in one pass, McCarthy must make large cuts to the heads and tails of the distillate but is able to preserve more of the flavor and character of the barley during distillation.

While most Scottish distilleries age malt whisky in used bourbon casks, McCarthy ages Oregon Single Malt in used sherry casks, which gives the whiskey a heavier body and more lush notes of apricots, cherries, and blackberries. In addition, after its initial maturation in the sherry casks, McCarthy's Oregon Single Malt is double-barreled, or finished, in air-dried Oregon oak casks. This dual maturation process contributes unique tannins to the whiskey's flavor profile and gives the whiskey hints of cinnamon, honey, and oaky spices.

McCarthy's Oregon Single Malt Whiskey is a marriage of Scottish ingredients together with American ingenuity.

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Driving down Ventura Blvd in Studio City in the 1960’s has something in common with today, Flask Fine Wine & Whisky- Flask first opened its doors to the public in 1962. Decades later and it still remains a respected fixture in the Los Angeles community. 

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