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Fame & Misfortune Straight Rye Whiskey Finished in Cream Sherry Casks

Bringing together our expertise in winemaking and distilling, this Fame & Misfortune Straight Rye Whiskey is finished in Cream Sherry casks for seven months. These casks previously held Buena Vista’s Cream Sherry dessert wine which imparts a delightful nutty essence and bestows the rye with a rich, full-bodied profile.Proof: 93


Product Details

  • distiller

    Ashby Marshall, Spirit Works Distillery, Sebastopol, CA

  • mash bill

    65% organic rye and 35% malted grains

  • aroma

    Marzipan, stewed blackberries, warm cooking spices

  • palate

    Caramel, lush mouthfeel, buttered toast

  • aging

    Seven years total with 6.3 years in new charred American white oak and finished seven months in Buena Vista Winery Cream Sherry casks

  • color

    Pale golden Brown

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One of the nineteenth century's most provocative entertainer's, Lola Montez was infamous during her own lifetime for her fiery temper and irresistible charm. Her ambition and propensity to attract powerful men knew no bounds. Married three times, with dozens of lovers including Sam Brannan, the Bohemian temptress led a life full of adventure.  But like so many romantic heroines before and since, she met with a tragic end.