Grand-Optimist-WHISKEY-Pattern.jpg
Screen_Shot_2021-12-03_at_12.24.18_PM-removebg-preview.png

Rye Whiskey & Bourbon Whiskey

Made from NYS grain and aged by the sea.

DSC02615.jpg
Grand-Optimist-BOURBON-Pattern-01.jpg

Rye whiskey

Available Sizes: 750 mL
First Released: December 2021
Barrels: Adirondack Cooperage
Char: 4
Mash Bill: 78.5% NYS RYE, 21.5% NYS Malted Barley

BOURBON WHISKEY

Available Sizes: 750 mL
First Released: December 2021
Barrels: Adirondack Cooperage
Char: 3
Mash Bill: 90% NYS Corn, 10% Malted Barley

Grand-Optimist-WHISKEY-Pattern.jpg
be you
be optimistic
be better
DSC02640.jpg

BATCH 001

RYE WHISKEY

DISTILLER'S CUT

Release

December 2021

Age

Oldest Barrel - 1 yr 9 mo, Youngest Barrel - 9 mo

Proof

92

Barrels

Adirondack Cooperage, 2 30 gal & 1 10 gal

Char

4

Mash Bill

78.5% NYS RYE, 21.5% NYS Malted Barley

Distiller's Tasting Notes

Nose - apple, green melon, green walnut, orange juice, cherry. Palate - baking chocolate, cherry, black pepper

RYE WHISKEY

SINGLE BARREL CASK STRENGTH

Release

December 2021

Age

1 year, 8 months

Proof

110

Barrels

Adirondack Cooperage, 30 gal

Char

4

Mash Bill

78.5% NYS RYE, 21.5% NYS Malted Barley

Distiller's Tasting Notes

Nose - cherry pie, ripe cantaloupe, meringue. Palate - almond, walnut, big black pepper, leather

BOURBON WHISKEY

DISTILLER'S CUT

DESIGN

Release

December 2021

Age

1 yr, 2 mo

Proof

93

Barrels

Adirondack Cooperage, 2 15 gal

Char

3

Mash Bill

90% NYS Corn, 10% Malted Barley

Distiller's Tasting Notes

Nose - caramelized marshmallow, vanilla, fresh cut cedar, maple syrup. Palate - vanilla, hot sawdust, slate

BATCH 002

BOURBON WHISKEY

DISTILLER'S CUT

Release

September 2022

Age

Oldest Barrel - 2 years 73 days

Youngest Barrel - 1 year 2 days

Proof

95

Barrels

Adirondack Cooperage, 1 30gal, 3 15gal, 1 10gal

Char

3

Mash Bill

90% NYS Corn, 10% Malted Barley

70% NYS Corn, 20% Malted Barley, 10% NYS Rye

Distiller's Tasting Notes

Nose - spicy cedar, delicate vanilla, dried cherries, root beer soda,

Taste - warm vanilla & gingerbread on the front, hazelnut & cocoa lead into a nice linger of dried hay and wet slate on the finish