Shaved. Toasted. Recharred. That’s the STR behind the barrels for this aromatic whisky with a delicate balance between malt and oak. The nose is lightly spiced with overtones of sweet caramel and butterscotch. The palate brings in complex cherry-kissed sweetness with vanilla bean, nutmeg and clove. The finish is smooth and round with decadent candied-fruit flavors carrying you to the next sip. It took double gold at the World Spirits Competition in San Francisco, where American Whiskies are really coming into their own.