Dry Fly Straight Washington Bourbon 101
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Washington
  • Distillery Dry Fly
  • Age 4 Year Old
  • Style Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 50.5%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • caramel
  • spicy
  • clove
  • oak
  • vanilla
  • wheat
  • rye

Dry Fly

Straight Washington Bourbon 101 (0.75l, 50.5%)
Price $38.99

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Character Goatson
Good things come in small packages...
 
Uncle Flaviar loves local, unique, craft distillers, and Dry Fly out of Spokane, Washington, is after his heart. Why? Because these guys are what a craft distiller is supposed to be. Where some small shops outsource everything, reducing their business model to that of repackaging and marketing operations, Dry Fly is anti-that. They control every aspect of the process; from sourcing, 99% local ingredients from other local craft producers, to hand making everything else in their shop. They even hand-bottle all of their products on-site. And most importantly, they care about each and every step in the process and do have to answer to anyone except their own consciences.  
 
Dry Fly Distillers makes their signature Vodka and Gin, 100% Wheat Whiskey and their most recent addition: Bourbon 101. Not bad for a couple of corporate marketing refugees who combine forces to become the first licensed distillers in Washington since Prohibition.
 
Their Bourbon was the first legal Bourbon ever made in the state of Washington! Distilled through twin, bespoke 450-liter Christian Carl copper-pot stills straight from Goppingen, Germany, Dry Fly Bourbon is made from a locally sourced mash of 60% corn (grown by a local Hutterian Settlement), and 20% wheat. Aged in 53-gallon barrels, this 4YO’s distinctively spicy profile earned it a Gold medal, 91 points, at the 2017 World Spirits Awards.
 
Smartass Corner:
The twin, bespoke 450-liter Christian Carl copper-pot stills traveled over seven thousand miles from Goppingen, Germany, to Dry Fly Distillery's home in Spokane, Washington.
 
  • Category Bourbon
  • Country United States
  • Region Washington
  • Distillery Dry Fly
  • Age 4 Year Old
  • Style Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Alcohol 50.5%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Copper.
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Subtle spice, vanilla and oak.
 
Taste / Flavor / Palate
Notes of caramel and toffee, offset by notes of clove and allspice mid-palate.
 
Finish
Long and slightly sweet.
 
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  • caramel
  • spicy
  • clove
  • oak
  • vanilla
  • wheat
  • rye
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Dry Fly Distilling was the first craft distillery to set up in Washington after prohibition.
Bourbon only needs to be placed in a new oak container for a few seconds to be called Bourbon. Fresh from the still and unaged Bourbon is called a White Dog. Recently, many of the larger distillers have started packaging this harsh, clear grain spirit for sale.
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
"Remember that iconic poster from World War II showing Rosie the Riveter as a patriotic American woman doing her part for the war effort? Well, hundreds of businesses did their part too, and the Bourbon distillers stepped right up with ‘em.

Distilleries all over Kentucky and Tennessee were re-tooled to distill fuel alcohol and ferment penicillin cultures to treat wounded soldiers."
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Bourbons are very high in vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
Dry Fly Distilling was the first craft distillery to set up in Washington after prohibition.
Bourbon only needs to be placed in a new oak container for a few seconds to be called Bourbon. Fresh from the still and unaged Bourbon is called a White Dog. Recently, many of the larger distillers have started packaging this harsh, clear grain spirit for sale.
Bourbons have very prominent notes of vanilla, as American White Oak is naturally high in vanillins.
"Remember that iconic poster from World War II showing Rosie the Riveter as a patriotic American woman doing her part for the war effort? Well, hundreds of businesses did their part too, and the Bourbon distillers stepped right up with ‘em.

Distilleries all over Kentucky and Tennessee were re-tooled to distill fuel alcohol and ferment penicillin cultures to treat wounded soldiers."
Straight Bourbon must be matured for at least 2 years. If a bottle has no age statement, it’s at least 4 years old.
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