Great Wagon Road Distilling Rua American Single Malt - Port Finished
Port Wine cask finished Rua. Rua first aged in 25-gallon new American oak and transferred to used port wine casks for 21-months. These 375 ml bottles are a limited release.
Rúa is Gaelic for "Red Head", an apt name for this richly hued American Single Malt Whiskey. Rúa is hand-crafted from only three ingredients: 100% Organic & Non-GMO Two-Row Pilsner Barley, exceptionally pure spring water from the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains and yeast. That’s it, no additives of any kind are added.
Getting its color from aging in Char No.3 American White Oak barrels, it carries the expected notes of vanilla and caramel. These are complemented by a very full body, notes of fresh baked bread and praline, with a long, sweet finish. It's instantly enjoyable, and a standout among American craft-distilled whiskeys.
117 Proof / 58.5% ABV
Distilled, Aged and Bottled in Charlotte, NC
Patiently aged in Charred American White Oak Barrels
100% Organic & Non-GMO Malted Two-Row Pilsner Barley
Patiently aged in 25 Gallon Char #3 American White Oak Barrels from Kelvin Cooperage in Louisville, KY
Crafted with exceptionally pure spring water from the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains
Ever so slightly filtered using a paper filtration process rather than the more invasive process of chill filtering.
No coloring or flavoring of any kind added to the finish. We stand by the quality of ingredients in our whiskey