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Posts from the ‘Apple Whiskey’ Category


Review: J Seeds Apple Cider Whiskey

J Seeds Apple Cider Whiskey as the name would imply is an apple cider flavored whiskey.  This whiskey is produced at the Frank-Lin Distillers Products in Fairfield California.  Frank-Lin has been in continuous operation since the repeal of prohibition.  They offer custom bottling, importing exporting and wholesaling.  Beyond Vodka, 8 Seconds Canadian Whisky, and Bellringer Gin are three of the nearly 70 spirits they currently produce.  I have found no product details on the J Seeds Apple Cider Whiskey website, their Facebook page, and I have not seen any product review. Read more »


Review: Bird Dog Apple Whiskey

Bird Dog Apple Whiskey Image - CopyBird Dog Apple Whiskey was introduced May 2015 along with a Chocolate flavored whiskey.  The Bird Dog Whiskey product line now includes nine varieties.  These include Bourbon, and Blackberry, Peach, Hot Cinnamon, Maple, Jalapeno Honey, and Spiced Whiskey.  It is made with corn, malted barley, and rye, and it is aged in oak barrels.  Apple flavor is infused before bottling in Bowling Green Kentucky at 80 proof. Read more »


Review: Revel Stoke Roasted Apple Whisky

Revel Stoke Roasted Apple Whisky - CopyRevel Stoke Roasted Apple Whisky was just introduced.  It joins a lineup of five whisky’s made by Phillips Distillers at a distillery in Alberta Canada.  Those other flavors include Pumpkin, Roasted Pecan, Spiced, Cinnamon, and their Original Blended Canadian Whisky.  Revel Stoke is made with a blend of rye, corn, and barley malt that is triple distilled in copper stills.  The whisky is aged for 3 years in charred white oak barrels.  Natural roasted apple flavors are infused before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »


Review: Serpents Bite Apple Cider Whisky

Serpents Bite Apple CiderSerpents Bite Apple Cider Whisky was just released.  It is made in Lethbridge Alberta Canada at the Black Velvet Distillery.  Serpents Bite is distilled from corn and rye and blended during distillation.  It is and then infused with apple cider flavor and bottled at 70 proof. Read more »


Review: Jim Beam Apple

Jim Beam Apple image - CopyJim Beam Apple was just released in the US, after it was successfully launched in Europe a couple of months ago.  It is made with corn, rye, barley malt, and limestone filtered water, that feeds into a 10,000 gallon cooker.  Once cooked the mash heads to the fermenter tank where a 75 year old yeast strain is added.  It is then distilled twice in a 35 foot tall column still and then aged for at least four years in brand new charred American oak barrels.  Apple liqueur is then infused before bottling at 70 proof. Read more »


Review: Bonnie Rose Spiced Apple Tennessee White Whiskey

Bonnie Rose Spiced Apple Whiskey - CopyBonnie Rose Spiced Apple Tennessee White Whiskey is one of two flavored whiskeys recently launched by Bacardi.  Their other flavor is the previously reviewed Orange Peel.  It is made with whiskey distilled in copper pot stills using their own proprietary mash with 80% white corn.  Natural apple flavor and real spices from exotic locales are added before bottling at 80 proof. Read more »


Review: Piehole Apple Pie Canadian Whiskey

Piehole apple - CopyPiehole Apple Pie Canadian whiskey is one of three pie flavored whiskeys, Diageo just introduced under the Piehole label.  While this is the first apple pie flavored whiskey, there are several apple flavored whiskeys already available.  Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, Crown Royal, and Paddy are some of the heavyweights already in this space.  Apple pie is also one of the most popular flavors of moonshine, and   Pearl and Oddka both make an apple pie flavored vodka.  Even with the marketing might of Diageo this might be a little hard to find initially.  Piehole Apple Pie is made with Canadian Whiskey and an apple pie flavored liqueur. Read more »


Review: Jim Beam Red Stag Hardcore Cider

Red stag hardcore cider - CopyJim Beam Red Stag Hardcore Cider was introduced October 2013.  It is one of three flavors in their Red Stag line of flavored bourbons, and one of six flavored bourbons currently made by Jim Beam in Frankfort Kentucky.  It is made with their 4 year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon infused with natural apple cider and other natural flavors and bottled at 80 proof. Read more »


Review: Paddy Devils Apple

paddy devils apple - CopyPaddy Devils Apple was introduced in 2013 along with their Bee Sting flavor.  Both flavors are sold exclusively in the US.  They create a Spiced Apple and Irish Honey  version for the European market.  It is created with Original Paddy Irish Whiskey which is made with Barley harvested from the East Cork countryside, water from the river Dungourney, malt, and a special distillers yeast.  It is triple distilled in copper pot stills and then filled into oak casks to rest for up to seven years.  It is then blended with malt and grain whiskey.  Natural apple and cinnamon flavors and sugar are mixed with this three whiskey blend in small batches, before filtering and bottling in Middleton, County Cork Ireland.  Because this weighs in at 70 proof, under the 80 proof required for Irish Whiskey, Paddy calls their Devils Apple, a Premium Liqueur.  Read more »


Review: Crown Royal Regal Apple

crown royal regal apple - CopyCrown Royal Regal Apple Whisky was just introduced.  It is the second flavor infused whisky Crown has created.  Their Maple flavor was released two years ago and it is the best selling maple flavored whiskey.  With new flavored whiskeys coming out quicker than flavored vodka’s, one can only guess what’s next, Crown Cinnamon?  Honey?  or maybe Cherry?  Royal Regal Apple is made with hand selected Crown Royal whiskies and infused with Regal Gala Apples and natural flavors.  It is bottled in Canada and placed in a green velvet bag.  Gala apples are the second most popular apple sold in the US.  It was first breed in New Zealand as a cross between a Golden Delicious and a Kidd’s Orange and Red apple in 1934. Read more »