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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.