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Amador Whiskey Co. Double Barrel Rye Whiskey has a style, spice and complexity that can only be achieved by a seasoned distiller. This well-structured spirit is double barrel aged starting with new charred American oak barrels for three years, where it’s ingrained with precise flavors of baking spices, ripe blackberry and chocolate. Then the Kentucky Rye is finished in Amador County Terra d’Oro Port barrels for 9 to 12 months, finding its red hue, welcoming vanilla notes and quintessential velvety mouthfeel.
All together, Amador Whiskey Co.’s Kentucky Rye Whiskey offers a distinct savor-worthy palate, and at 92 proof this small batch 74% rye whiskey has the classic rye bite, expertly balanced with flavors of gingerbread, buttery cookie dough and toffee. The palate is rounded out with hints of vanilla and honey for a full-bodied, gratifying finish.
There’s nothing like the classics, and we all have our favorite Whiskey Sour or Old Fashioned recipe, but how do you elevate those tried-and-true cocktails? The answer is simple—take the best of Kentucky bourbon and blend it with the timeless tastes of Napa Valley. Amador Whiskey Co. Double Barrel Wheated Bourbon was born in the rugged grasslands of Kentucky, distilled by Amador Whiskey Co.’s team of specially selected expert distillers. This high-wheated bourbon was first aged three years in new charred American oak barrels, where it took on enticing notes of brown sugar, nuts and hints of baking spices.
Amador Whiskey Co. continues to push the boundaries, offering the savvy whiskey drinker an elevated bourbon by blending the familiar flavors of the south with the spirit of the golden state. Crossing the plains to California, Amador Double Barrel Bourbon landed in the sprawling hills of Napa Valley. It was here that the liquid gold was finished in medium toast French oak Chardonnay barrels for 9 to 12 months. The Chardonnay barrels infuse vanilla flavors and create a creamy mouthfeel that offers a long, satisfying finish.
Born in the bluegrass of Kentucky, raised on the golden hillsides of California, and at home in your glass, Amador Whiskey Co. Double Barrel Wheated bourbon is the very best of two worlds. This copper classic delivers notes of vanilla, caramel, butterscotch and roasted almonds that seamlessly intertwine with hints of honey and tobacco for a rich and full-bodied drink, whether neat, over ice, or in a favorite whiskey cocktail.
It’s no secret that Kentucky bourbon is the amber standard for whiskey drinkers, but Amador Whiskey Co.’s Double Barrel Classic Bourbon does something a little extra—it captures the heart of Kentucky in every glass. This 72% corn small batch classic bourbon upholds the high standards of Kentucky bourbon with a deep understanding that it’s more than a spirit, but a culture—a lifestyle. Amador’s classic low-rye bourbon was aged in new charred American oak barrels for three years, taking time to soak in flavors of vanilla, caramel and mildly tart black cherry notes.
Distinct from its Kentucky counterparts, Amador Whiskey Co.’s Double Barrel Classic Bourbon also captures the California spirit. The whiskey’s second barrel aging is done in Napa Valley California, where this classic drink steps into luxury, aging for 9 to 12 months in medium toast French oak Napa Cabernet Sauvignon barrels. The Cabernet aging results in a copper brown bourbon tint with a cabernet red hue, sensational vanilla characteristics and a silky mouthfeel.
The result is a rich take on a Kentucky bourbon, exuding deep flavors of vanilla and toast followed by notes of crème brûlée that conclude with hints of spice in a long, complex finish. When you reach for this bottle, you’re reaching for the Amador golden standard, whether in a Perfect Manhattan cocktail or just slow sipping nice and neat.
Amador Whiskey Co. believes in elevating the art of distilling to create premium spirits with an edge. This dedication to craft results in the unique taste experience of Amador’s limited release 10-Barrel Hop-Flavored whiskey. Aged in ten barrels over four years, this whiskey is a blend of 90% straight malt and 10% hop-infused whiskey distilled from craft IPA beer, resulting in a satisfying spirit that speaks to its origins.
Both elements are aged separately for over two years in French oak wine barrels before joining forces in Amador Whiskey Co.’s family Chardonnay barrels for another two years. And the taste changes whether enjoyed neat, over ice, or in a whiskey-based cocktail. Tasting neat will bring rich flavors of caramel, cloves and vanilla on the palate with an extra long finish. With a bit of ice, the hoppy IPA flavors are coaxed out, blending smoothly with those classic whiskey notes, perfect for hot summer days when an ice cold beer is the only thing on your mind.
This is a drink to take your time with, to savor the flavors that will only deepen with age. We recommend cellaring a case of this limited release, for enjoyment over the next 20 to 30 years.
Amador Whiskey Co. Double Barrel marries the best of Kentucky Bourbon with Napa Valley wine barrel finishing. Its journey began in the heart of Bourbon country, where we selected exceptional Kentucky Bourbon that came to life in new charred American oak barrels aged 3.5 years.”