Beverage of the Week (BOW)
Vermont Spirits No. 14 Apple Brandy
Vermont is not just famous for maple and pints of ice cream, it is also home to great number of apple orchards. Vermont apples are pressed and fermented into a raw cider and then distilled and rested in Hungarian oak casks. This apple brandy is not aged for a specific number of years rather they continually taste and bottle once the desired maturity is achieved. This charming brandy is a great American take on Calvados and we do love a tasty Calvados.
Vermont Spirits was launched in 1998 with the intention of creating unique Vodka from the state’s famed product, maple. Today they offer a wide range of spirits that now include Gin, Brandy, Bourbon, and a unique Maple Spirit. Vermont Spirits spirits are hand-made in small batches from the land and with hand-built equipment. The still house is an old-fashioned post and beam barn built from pine and hemlock harvest from the property on an old stone foundation that first supported a barn built 150 years ago. Distillers Harry Gorman and Joe Buswell say, "Our goal is to produce spirits with flavor and true character… not flavored spirits, and we distill each batch with the spirits connoisseur and lover of fine food in mind."
Brilliant, golden amber color. The nose is filled with the scents of baked apples with accents of charred oak, butterscotch, nutmeg, and vanilla bean. The palate echoes the nose delivering a rich, apple-driven core with waves of brown baking spices, pepper, oak, and ginger. Medium-bodied with bright fruit supported by loads of oak, spice, and sharp ginger notes that add shape and intrigue.
How to Serve
Sip neat after dinner or enjoy in a range of cocktails.
Price: $ 52.99
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