Floodwall American Apple Brandy
100 PROOF | 50% Alc. By Vol. | 750ml
Named for the iconic protective wall that stretches behind their Butchertown distillery, Floodwall is a superb blend of superior, copper pot-distilled apple brandy aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels and 250-liter Oloroso sherry casks from Spain.
By blending American apple brandy with a minimum age of four years, we have created a full-bodied spirit at 100 proof alcohol strength. Floodwall is non-chill filtered with no post-distillation addition of apple flavor or essences, no Boisé (oak flavor or infusion), sugar or caramel color for an authentic, uncorrupted natural flavor and natural color.
This release continues a tradition of celebrating our Louisville hometown and the Butchertown neighborhood. The iconic floodwall, finished in 1957, protects the city from natural disaster from the mighty Ohio River. Stretching from Butchertown to south of Rubbertown, the floodwall is Louisville’s “brutalist work of art. It stands high and proud. It feels like the castle walls.”
Appearance: Mahogany and almost oily.
Aroma: Earthy, root-cellar, honeyed apple bouquet (unusually fresh) with lovely complexity. Quite floral, honeysuckle and butterscotch mingling with hints of whiskey, oak, and vanilla.
Taste: Quite crisp, frisky and slightly mid-palate. “Scotchy” and a little nutty rancio with sherry butterscotch and red-apple skin. Spicy and a little feisty.
Finish: Oily with lots of legs. Hangs in on the tongue for ages with a racy back end finish.
Copper & Kings apple brandy at 100 proof offers an excellent robust spirit structure to ladder outstanding flavors for delicious, full bodied mixology.
Of course, we always suggest that the simplest of pleasures; apple brandy on the rocks (perhaps with an expressed orange peel) offers the most elegant of imbibing pleasure.
AVAILABLE FOR DISTILLERY PICKUP ONLY.
Allow at least 1 hour before you arrive to allow us time to build your order. For your convenience, we will have a drive-up pickup station in front of the distillery at 1121 East Washington Street Butchertown 40206. Honk your horn or call (502) 561-0267 and select option 1 from the menu upon arrival. Due to Kentucky state law, bottle purchases are limited to six per person per day.
Please see pick up times below:
Monday – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Order number and valid ID must be presented upon pick up.
PLEASE NOTE due to limited availability, bottle pre-orders will be held no longer than 7 business days. If your bottle is not picked up within this time period, you will be refunded your order amount minus $10 per bottle purchase to accommodate for stock adjustment and USBG donations.
A portion of the proceeds from each bottle will be donated to the United States Bartenders’ Guild.
Additional support to the USBG can be added to your order here.