Every American oak cask used to mature Whiskey Del Bac imparts its own distinct character. For Distillers Cut Del Bac selects each barrel to work in harmony and showcase Cask-Strength Single Malt. By utilizing varying malts, cask types, and different finishing methods, Distillers Cut is an expression of the art of blending, resulting in deeper nuanced layers. Whiskeys of differing ages are also selected to achieve overall balance and compatibility. By nature, it is a marriage of Scottish tradition and American innovation. Offered at cask-strength every time, Distillers Cut is a pure reflection of its makers and of the place from which it comes.
BATCH (DC 18-1) – 60.25% ABV / 120.5 PROOF- For the third blend of Distiller’s Cut Del Bac utilized ex-Woodford Reserve Bourbon casks to finish their Classic Single Malt whiskey. The blend is a majority of this bourbon cask finished whiskey, and is rounded out by the addition of second fill casks of their own and three hand-selected Dorado barrels. The result is a deep, complex Single Malt that showcases traditional Bourbon flavors.
The nose opens with perfumed vanilla and from there evolves into notes of candied orange peel. Subdued aromas of mesquite and cherry wood smoke linger in the glass. The smoke continues on the palate with layers of sweet caramel and toffee. The mid-palate brightens with dried apricot and orange before its lengthy finish that is reminiscent of a classic Kentucky Bourbon.
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