Old Elk Announces Four Grain, Double Wheat Whiskeys

Colorado-based Old Elk Distillery will release of two more expressions of Master Distiller Greg Metze’s Master’s Blend Series: Old Elk Four Grain and Old Elk Double Wheat.

“By marrying traditional favorites, award-winning bourbons and whiskeys, and a bold sense of adventure, we have created two exquisite, unique whiskies that I am personally very excited to share with the world,” says Metze.

Old Elk Double Wheat Straight Whiskey is a combination of Old Elk Straight Wheat Whiskey and Old Elk Wheated Bourbon Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The liquid yields a higher proof of 107.1, and a brighter profile with flavors of fruit, the company reports.

Double Wheat aged 6-8 years. The mash bill is 71.5% wheat, 25% corn and 3.5% barley.

Old Elk Four Grain Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a blend of all four cereal grains — corn, wheat, barley and rye. The result is hints of almond, vanilla, maple and spices, the company reports, coming in at 105.9 proof.

Four Grain aged 6-7 years. The mask bill is 51% corn, 22.5% wheat, 19% barley and 7.5% rye.

National distribution for Old Elk’s Master’s Blend Series is through Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. The suggested retail price is $99.99 per 750-ml bottle.

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