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Virginia Distilling Co. Courage & Conviction Sherry Cask Single Malt Whiskey 750ml

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Virginia Distilling Co. Courage & Conviction Sherry Cask Single Malt Whiskey 750ml

Regular price $92.99

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46% ABV/92 proof

Inspired by the guiding principle of our founder, to “have the courage of your convictions,” our American Single Malt whisky is a combination of passion for Virginia Distilling Co.'s home in Virginia and their dream to redefine
American whisky.
Aged a minimum of four years, this 100% malted barley whisky is matured in former Spanish Sherry casks. Aging in Sherry casks brings forward notes of cherry, fig, golden raisin and caramelized plum. The finish is creamy and exceptionally smooth.

 

Virginia Distillery Co. is an American Single Malt whisky distillery located amongst the Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia. Courage & Conviction, our American Single Malt whisky, is produced on-site using malted barley from the U.S. and water from Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Sherry, Cuvée, and Bourbon casks are used to age this unique whisky. Our VHW series, made from 100% malted barley, showcases both Old and New World whisky- making. This series marries whisky made on-site in Virginia with whisky from Scotland. Cask finishing adds depth and complexity. Offerings in this series include Port Cask Finished Whisky and Cider Cask Finished Whisky. Our Visitors Center and distillery is located in Lovingston, Virginia. Visit our website for more information at vadistillery.com.

 

 

Amanda Beckwith is the Lead Blender and Education Manager at Virginia Distillery
Company. She started with the company in 2015, after spending time in the non-profit and education fields. After launching the tour and tasting program for the distillery’s Visitors Center, Amanda moved into sensory and blending activities to support the growing product portfolio.  She has been fortunate to train with titans in the spirits industry, including nosing expert Nancy Fraley, Scottish consultants Harry Cockburn, and the late Dr. Jim Swan. Amanda helped to develop and now leads the company’s sensory program and product development. Most days she can be found dividing her time between the cask houses where she performs whisky analysis and cask selection, and the vatting house, where she works on various blends in the Virginia Distillery Company line up.

Whisky Advocate- 92 Points
San Francisco World Spirits Competition- Double Gold
Fred Minnick’s ASCOT Awards- Platinum
Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 91 Points
Tasting Panel Magazine- 92 Points

NOSE
Cherry and fig

PALATE
Golden raisin and caramelized plum

FINISH
Creamy and exceptionally smooth

 

Sherry Cask Stinger
 1 ½ ounces Courage & Conviction Sherry Cask 
 1 ounce B&B Liqueur
 ¾ ounces Pineapple Juice 
 ¾ ounces Simple Syrup
 Garnish: Mint Sprig

Directions

1. Combine ingredients with ice in shaker, and shake briefly
2. Stain into rocks glass filled with crushed ice, and top with a splash of whisky
3. Garnish with a mint sprig

 

Sherry Sazerac
 1 ½ ounces Courage & Conviction Sherry Cask 
 2 drops Angostura Aromatic Bitters
 2 drops Peychaud’s Aromatic Bitters
 1 tsp simple syrup
 1/8 tsp absinthe
Directions
1. Coat interior of coupe glass with absinthe. In a mixing glass, combine other ingredients with
ice and stir. Strain ingredients from mixing glass into the coupe. Rim and garnish with a
lemon twist.



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