top of page
  • jacob8848

Bird Creek Cask Strength Baronesse American Whiskey Review

Bird Creek Cask Strength Baronesse American Whiskey Review

Distilled by Bird Creek in Portland, OR

Age: 4 years 7 months

Proof coming off the still: 140°

Barrel entry proof: 115°

Bottling proof: 115°

Mashbill: 100% malted Baronesse barley

Fermentation: 5 days

Baronesse barley is bred for brewing beer… and grown by Joseph’s Grainery in Colfax, Washington

Barrel size: 53 gallons

Barrel manufacturer: Seguin Moreau

Barrels: New oak, char no. 2, medium toast

Bottles produced: 213

Color 👁️:

Nose 👃: Buttercream frosting. Dark chocolate. Caramel. Blackberry.  Oak.

Palate 👅: Buttercream frosting. Oak. Baking spices.  Citrus zest. Dark chocolate.

Finish 🏁: Black pepper. Raisins. Black tea. Honey.  Long in length.

Overall thoughts?  I became aware of Bird Creek through numerous spirits competitions in which they’ve dominated.  I had high expectations going into this sample… and Bird Creek did not disappoint.  This is absolutely one of the best American single malts I’ve tried.  Track these guys down… you won’t regret it.

17 views0 comments


bottom of page