Echo Spirits Distilling Co. Cherrysmoke Rum

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In the spring of 2020, with the pandemic slowing our rum sales, we decided to begin an experiment and put some of our white rum into a barrel to age for a few years. Every few months, we would taste the barrel, never truly liking it, before sealing it back up and waiting. Here's a secret, friends. This is the trick of a distiller: don't like the way a barrel is developing? Wait a little longer and see what happens.

We decided maybe a unique finish would be appropriate, so we toasted some wood chips from a cherry tree. Naturally, when we opened the barrel to drop in the chips, we took another sample, and this time something had changed - we loved it. And then we did a crazy thing and dropped the cherry chips in anyway. This is the epitome of the Copper Label Series - playing, tinkering, and experimenting.

Tasting Notes: 

Custard, Oak, Cherry, Smoke, Fruits, Funk

Size: 750ml

Proof: 118 (59% ALC/VOL) 

Origin: Ohio

Distillery: Echo Spirits Distilling Co.