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UNITED  STATES  OF  AMERCA

CLEAR  CREEK  DISTILLERY
,  Portland, Oregon

Steve McCarthy was one of the First to produce malt whiskey in the United States of America, and like many other, smaller distilleries, they starte by distilling eau - de - vie from fruit, especially pears and then started whisky making in 1996 and the first bottling was a 3 years old in 1999.

The whiskey is reminiscent of an Islay malt and the malt is bought from Islay at  30-40 ppm.

Steve McCarthy bottle only twice a year.

Maturation takes place in ex - sherry butts with a finishing in Oregon white oak hogsheads.

McCARTHY'S  OREGON  SINGLE  MALT
40 %
POT  DISTILLED  WHISKEY
Distilled from a Fermented Mash of Peat - Malted Scottish Barley, Barrel - Aged 3 years and bottled by Clear Creek Distillery, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

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