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Westland Colere Edition No. 1 American Single Malt


Westland Colere Edition No. 1 American Single Malt


The first Edition of Colere marks a monumental step forward for not just Westland but the whiskey industry as a whole. This is the first in what will be an ongoing annual inquiry into unique varieties of barley bred outside the commodity system with flavor first as a goal. Colere Edition 1 is made with the varietal that began it all, Alba (a six-row winter barley) and intentionally matured in only used casks to relegate the oak influence to a supporting role and focus the attention on the grain itself.


Nose: Roasted pineapples commingle with a floral character on the nose with Life cereal, grape soda, cookie dough, and roasted almond notes joining.

Palate: The pineapple headlines a fruity palate with original Wheat Thins, black pepper, and fig bar, and gingerbread cake driven by the malt.

CASK TYPES: 2nd Fill ISC Cooper’s Reserve (62%), 1st Fill Ex-Bourbon (38%)
FORMAT: 750ml
GRAIN BILL: Skagit Valley Malting Alba
ABV: 50%