blackened american whiskey 750ml
$49.99 SPECIAL $42.99
BLACKENED is a collaborative effort between the band Metallica and Master Distiller Dave Pickerell, who previously helped craft whiskey powerhouses like Maker's Mark and Whistle Pig. As unapologetic masters of craft in their respective fields, they've built world-renowned legacies by carving out new spaces and bringing their singular, incendiary perspectives to everything they touch.
Unlikely collaborators on the surface, their shared creative fire and dedication to craft make them anything but. Together, they've created BLACKENED-an unconventional whiskey of uncompromising quality.
BLACKENED is a marriage of the finest bourbons, ryes & whiskeys, hand selected by Dave himself. Each of the whiskeys offer unique flavor that play a key role in the final spirit. Predominately bourbon, the sweetness of BLACKENED pairs perfectly with the savory spice offered by the high rye composition.
Dave is renown for his whiskey finishes-an aspect he calls"flavoring for adults". By resting the whiskey in the barrel of another spirit during the maturation phase, the whiskey picks up some of the unique, residual flavors left behind in the barrel. For BLACKENED, Dave chose to finish the whiskey in black brandy casks. The result is an added apricot note that plays perfectly alongside the honey and caramel tones of the pre-finished spirit.
After the whiskeys have been combined in the black brandy casks for finishing, they're jolted back to life by the unmistakable, earth-shattering music of Metallica. Using our proprietary sonic-enhancement system BLACK NOISE, the whiskeyis pummeled by sound, causing it to seep deeper into the barrel, where it picks up additional wood flavor characteristics.
The process the whiskey undergoes is intense; the flavor is anything but. The spirit has a warm, honey-amber color. Burnt caramel, oak and honey are present on the nose, with moderate hints of spice upon first taste. The flavor builds with notes of honey, cinnamon, allspice, clove and mint, with unexpected apricot lingering underneath. Expect a long and smooth finish with slightly creamy hints of butterscotch taffy, maple and honey.
Add a special touch to your gift with an engraved message. Personalize a wide variety of our products with an engraved name, message, or date to commemorate a special occasion. You can even add a company logo! Simply check the box to the left to add the engraving to this item and you will be prompted to write out the message you wish to include. Please note that some bottles may not be eligible for engraving, and any logo requests will require a compatible file format. Email us at email@example.com or visit our engraving info page here to get more info about compatible file formats for logos or see samples of the fonts available for engraving. Adding this service will typically add 2-3 days extra to the turnaround time.
Take your bottle and make it "glam" with our own in-house service to make your bottle really stand out. Bottles will be coated top to bottom in a sparkling glitter color of your choice. Additional charges may apply for larger bottles or requests for custom colors or color gradients. We encourage you to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding any custom color requests before placing your order. Adding this service will typically add 2-3 days extra to the turnaround time.