McCarthy's 6 Year Single Malt Whiskey
McCarthy's 6 Year Single Malt Whiskey at Third Base Market & Spirits
Third Base Market & Spirits is delighted to feature McCarthy's 6 Year Single Malt Whiskey, an American single malt whiskey that profoundly challenges preconceptions about what single malt can be. Crafted by the highly respected Clear Creek Distillery in Oregon, this is a whiskey that pays homage to traditional Islay Scotch, yet holds its unique American character.
- Name: McCarthy's 6 Year Single Malt Whiskey
- Type: American Single Malt Whiskey
- Age: 6 Years
- Region: Oregon, USA
- Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 42.5%
Tasting Notes and Technical Description:
The liquid presents itself in a hue reminiscent of dark amber, a visual prelude to the rich and complex flavor profile that awaits the discerning palate.
The initial olfactory impression is an intriguing blend of earthy peat and sweet, dried fruits. Undertones of chocolate and oak arise, with a light sprinkle of saltiness that harkens to its Islay inspiration.
The mouthfeel is undeniably velvety, with flavors that dance across the palate. Notes of dried cherry and vanilla give way to a well-balanced smokiness. Nuances of leather and tobacco join the chorus, accented by a gentle spice kick. The peat is not overwhelming but plays an integral role in the overall flavor architecture.
Long and satisfying, the finish reverberates with elements of spice, oak, and a whisper of smoky peat. The denouement brings forth a subtle nuttiness, with almond and walnut notes closing the curtain on a memorable tasting experience.
Supple and full-bodied, McCarthy's 6 Year Single Malt provides a well-textured platform for its intricate flavors. The viscosity is moderate, offering a luxurious yet not overwhelming sensation.
Third Base Market & Spirits Perspective:
We consider McCarthy's 6 Year Single Malt Whiskey to be a cornerstone of our American single malt collection. This offering stands out for its refined complexity and balanced integration of flavors, encapsulating the true essence of craftsmanship in American whiskey production.
Available for those who have a refined palate and appreciate the fine subtleties that distinguish great whiskies, McCarthy's 6 Year Single Malt is an elite choice that pays dividends in tasting pleasure and complexity.
To summarize, McCarthy's 6 Year Single Malt Whiskey showcases the distillery's deep respect for the Scottish traditions of whiskey-making while infusing their own innovative methods and regional ingredients. It's a masterfully crafted expression that earns its place among the pantheon of great American single malts. Third Base Market & Spirits is thrilled to extend to you the opportunity to experience this truly exquisite whiskey.