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Cedar Ridge

Cedar Ridge
Single Malt Whiskey

Category: American Single Malt Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 43%
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$48

Cedar Ridge
Single Malt Whiskey

Category: American Single Malt Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 43%
Light gold color. Aromas of vanilla malted milk, moss, alfalfa, sesame, dough, and honeycomb with a supple, bright, dry light-to-medium body and a warming, relaxed toasted sourdough and caraway finish. A pillowy single malt for easy-sipping.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Mild
Aroma Aroma: vanilla malted milk, moss, alfalfa, sesame, dough, and honeycomb
Taste Flavor: toasted sourdough and caraway
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Sazerac, Old Fashioned, Manhattan
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pillowy single malt for easy-sipping.

The Producer

Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery

The Producer
1441 Marak Rd NW
Swisher, IA 52338
USA
1 319-319-857-4300

Their Portfolio

88 Cedar Ridge Iowa Bourbon Whiskey 46% (USA) $39.00.
BR Cedar Ridge Single Malt Whiskey 43% (USA) $48.00. - Bronze Medal
93 The QuintEssential American Single Malt Whiskey 46% (USA) $59.00.

American Single Malt Whiskey

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Serve in a Glencairn Ganadian Whisky Glass
A newer and still-evolving category, American Single Malt Whiskey must meet the following requirements:

Must be composed of 100% malted barley.

Must be distilled entirely at one distillery.

Must be mashed, distilled, and matured in the United States of America.

Must be matured in oak casks with capacity no larger than 700 liters.

Must be distilled to no more than 160 proof and bottled at a minimum of 80 proof.

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