Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey

Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey

(0.75l, 47%)


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Born from fire.
 
Sometimes great things can happen when disaster strikes. Back in 1994 a small fire broke out in a barn that belonged to George Stranahan a beer brewer from outside of Denver. The one who came to help was Jess Graber a volunteer firefighter that not only saved the day but the two soon discovered that they share the same passion, love for outdoors and good ol’ fine Whiskey. It didn’t just stay at talk and soon after the first legal distillery in Colorado since prohibition was opened.
 
Taking the mountain surrounding to their advantage they not only use the pure water coming down from snowy peaks but also the Rocky Mountain Barley that delivers the smooth flavor on which they are especially proud.
 
The Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey is aged for at least two years in new charred Oak barrels and then watered down with the water from Eldorado spring. The Whiskey itself is a blend of 2, 3 and 5 year old Whiskeys. This “Single Malt” is one of the first 100% malted Barley Whiskeys made in US out there! 
 
  • Category
  • Style
    American Single Malt Whiskey
  • Region
    Colorado
  • Country
    United States
  • Alcohol
    47%
  • Distillery
  • Age
    Min. 2 Year Old

Flavour Spiral™

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fire
malted barley
caramel
citrus
nutty
leather
pepper
roasted
honey
What does Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey taste like?

The Flavour Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavour Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Rye Whiskey is made from mash that is at least 51 per cent rye. The grain gives rye Whiskey its spicy, sometimes peppery, and bitter flavour. Rye was a big seller before Prohibition. After decades in obscurity, it’s fashionable again. George Washington distilled rye Whiskey at Mount Vernon.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Golden.
 
Smell / Nose / Aroma
Strong and rich aroma of pepper, spices, roasted nuts and ripe citrus fruits.
 
Flavor / Taste / Palate
Hints of caramel, honey, tobacco and maple syrup with leather like taste. 
 
Finish
A strong and audacious finish just like it should be for such young and fierce Whiskeys in the mix.
Ratings & Reviews
Shannon
Shannon,
Fiery finish, strong vanilla and caramel notes. Black Label (Diamond Peak) is so much better in all areas mainly because it is 2 years older.
 
Matthew
Matthew,
Good, solid small distillery whiskey. Very drinkable neat with unique flavor.
 
Elizabeth
Elizabeth,
Smoky flavor. Really good quality. Smooth finish
 
Chris
Chris,
Outstanding sipping whiskey, very impressed.
 
Charles
Charles,
I love this! The yellow labels can vary greatly as they break open 20 barrels and mix at a time to make a batch. Sometimes it might have more 3 year barrels making it a little spicier, sometimes more 4 or 5 year barrels and it is a little smoother. I have had about 8 or so bottles, each one from different batches, and each one slightly different. They are always smooth, and make some of the best Manhattans, or Old Fashioned I have had.
 
Michael
Michael,
I think it has lost something a few years back. It was right around the time they sold and moved the distillery. Do not get me wrong it is still a good whiskey, but it was not as worth it at the higher price point, but I have seen the prices come down and now it is more in line.
 
Michael
Michael,
Great taste! Wasn’t what I was expecting from this but definitely think about getting another bottle every time I drink it.
 
Thomas
Thomas,
I love single malt scotch... I love bourbon... I didn't care for this one... I was really excited to try it and I'm pissed I wasted $60 on it.
 
Derrel
Derrel,
Love it. Very smooth
 
Gerald
Gerald,
I love the blend of oak, vanilla and caramel flavors from my last bottle (#16), produced just before their flagship product was for sale.
 
Terry
Terry,
I hate the cliche - "smooth", but this is really, fine whiskey. As Flaviar states: "...one of the first 100% malted Barley Whiskeys made in USA out there! " I completely agree. The Black label is even better.
 
Danny
Danny,
Slightly too sweet and malty for me. Definitely picked up on the taste of leather. Drank neat but feel like I‎t would be better on the rocks.
 
Jeffrey
Jeffrey,
Spicier than a bourbon but with a rich sweet taste like a bourbon. Chewier. Good campfire whiskey. :-)
 
Justin
Justin,
Very smooth malt whiskey with a sweet initial taste and very slight burn. Great served up or neat.
 
guest
guest,
Single barrel. Smooth on the nose. Candy on the tongue, slight burn on the throat. Would drink neat.
 
Antti
Antti,
I was able to enjoy a bottle of Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Single Barrel Select, 2017. it had an outstanding, creamy, birth of barley & spice; a life of toffee, caramel & vanilla that linger on to a long death.
 
guest
guest,
One of the finest whiskey's I have ever had ever found. Over ice only, it would be sacreligous to mix...add only a touch of water if you can't drink straight up!
 
Eric
Eric,
Hands down, all time favorite.
 
Alex
Alex,
This whiskey is dear to my heart being from Colorado. It is a pure malted bliss that is smooth and sweet. Rich caramel with a palate soothing leathery finish.
 
Alan
Alan,
Neat, on the rocks, or mixed - fantastic!
 
guest
guest,
Good stuff!
 
guest
guest,
Too hot
 
Name
Name,
Solid offering, but the mushroomy funk can be a turn off this time of year. I'll revisit in the fall/winter.
 
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