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Sunday, December 17, 2023

Savage & Cooke Whiskey Holiday Gift Guide 2023

 In August Savage & Cooke released three new whiskies, two of which were produced entirely at their distillery, located just a short distance from San Francisco.

 


Savage & Cooke Rye Whiskey
This rye whiskey starts with grains grown within 50 miles of the distillery. All areas of production took place on Mare Island with five batches of distillate being blended for consistency before barreling. Aging took place in White American Oak barrels for a minimum of three years. Once deemed mature, a portion of the rye is transferred to Dave Phinney’s Grenache barrels for about two months. This additional aging adds flavor, texture, and character. The result is intriguing and inviting right from the start. Citrus, tropical, and floral notes evolve to white pepper and toasty vanilla on the palate. This rye is rich, layered, and complete. It weighs in at 100 proof and retails for $49.

 

Savage & Cooke Bourbon Whiskey

Like with the rye whiskey, this bourbon starts with grains grown within 50 miles of the distillery and all areas of production take place on Mare Island. Consistency is always a top priority at Savage & Cooke. To achieve this in their bourbon, five batches of distillate were blended prior to barreling. Aging took place in White American Oak barrels for at least three years. Once deemed mature, a portion of the bourbon is transferred to Dave Phinney’s Cabernet Sauvignon barrels for about two months. This creates mature yet lively and loaded bourbon with character. The result is aromas of orange peel and honey mingle with toasty oak and caramel notes that are consistent through the palate. A lush and complex, gorgeous from start to finish. This offering checks in at 100 proof and retails for $49.

 

Savage & Cooke American Whiskey
Each barrel was hand-selected for its unique attributes. The barrels were purchased by S&C in their youth and aged at the S&C distillery which provided the desired climate for development. This whiskey starts the aging process in ex-bourbon barrels being slowly and steadily aged for a minimum of four years. Once deemed mature the American Whiskey is transferred to Dave Phinney’s Zinfandel barrels for about two months. This additional aging adds flavor, texture, and character. The result is delicious and bold with aromas of maple wood, caramel, and black cherries. Flavors are rich and dense with an impressive finish. This is a cask-strength whiskey that weighs in at 113 proofs and retails for $49.

My Opinion: These are excellent gifts for the man in your life who likes to unwind and relax with a whiskey after a long hard day at work. My favorite is the American Whiskey with the flavor notes I enjoy and the man in my life likes them all and will be gifting his boss one this Christmas.



Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention them on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will benefit my readers. I am disclosing this by the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

 

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