Old Elk Straight Wheat Whiskey

Old Elk Straight Wheat Whiskey – A Toast to Purity and Innovation

Name: Old Elk Straight Wheat Whiskey
Type: Wheat Whiskey
Age: NAS (Non-Age Statement)
Region: Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 50%

Expert Review

Nestled in the scenic surroundings of Fort Collins, Colorado, the revered Old Elk Distillery has meticulously crafted a masterpiece that embodies purity and innovation. Introducing the Old Elk Straight Wheat Whiskey, a distinguished member of the premium whiskey collection available at the Third Base Market & Spirits. This offering champions the time-honored tradition of whiskey making while embracing a forward-thinking approach to deliver an experience that is both familiar and excitingly new.


Upon uncorking this exquisite bottle, your olfactory senses are graced with a delightful bouquet of floral and fruity aromas. The crisp freshness of green apples and pears intertwine with the understated sweetness of vanilla, offering a harmonious symphony of fragrances that sets a serene stage for the forthcoming tapestry of flavors.


The initiation into the depth of flavors begins with a gentle sweetness characteristic of wheat whiskey, with subtle hints of honeyed biscuits and creamy vanilla. The predominantly wheat mash bill translates to a pure and clean palate, marked by an orchestra of delicate floral notes playing alongside a symphony of vibrant citrus and fresh orchard fruits. The generous representation of wheat grants a remarkably smooth and rounded profile that is both engaging and approachable, allowing even whiskey novices to appreciate the expert craftsmanship involved in its creation.


The finish is elegantly smooth and prolonged, adorned with a lingering whisper of spice, a nod to its careful maturation process. This finely tuned balance of sweetness and spice invites a contemplative enjoyment, encouraging the drinker to savor the myriad nuances with each sipping experience.

Food Pairing Recommendations

To fully appreciate the nuanced profile of the Old Elk Straight Wheat Whiskey, pair it with dishes that echo its delicate yet flavorful nature. Consider charcuterie boards featuring mildly flavored cheeses and fresh fruits, or desserts with a hint of citrus to beautifully echo the vibrant notes in the whiskey.

Unique Features

Crafted by the master distiller, Greg Metze, a legend in the industry with over four decades of experience, this wheat whiskey benefits from a unique distillation process, leveraging a high wheat content in the mash bill, ensuring a product that is distinctly smooth and refined.


The Old Elk Straight Wheat Whiskey stands as a beacon of purity and refined sophistication, an epitome of innovation meeting tradition, offering a gentle yet flavor-rich profile that is sure to delight both newcomers and seasoned whiskey enthusiasts alike. Experience the purity, experience the innovation, only at Third Base Market & Spirits, where quality meets tradition in a glass of Old Elk Straight Wheat Whiskey.

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