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Where is Platte Valley moonshine made?

Where is Platte Valley moonshine made?

Missouri, USA – 100% straight corn Whiskey aged three years.

Who makes Mellow corn?

Heaven Hill Distillery
Heaven Hill Distillery | Mellow Corn.

Is corn a whiskey?

Whiskey is primarily made with yellow dent field corn (typically yellow dent No. 1 or No. 2, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s quality grade), grown commercially in huge quantities to feed cattle and make ethanol and plastic products.

What brands are corn whiskey?

The Best Corn Whiskey

  1. Balcones Baby Blue. Balcones Baby Blue is a special, hand-crafted whiskey made in a hand-crafted distillery – literally!
  2. Mellow Corn Kentucky Straight Corn Whiskey.
  3. Colorado’s Own Corn Whiskey.
  4. Georgia Moon Peach Whiskey.
  5. Hudson New York Corn Whiskey.

Is corn whiskey a moonshine?

Corn whiskey and white whiskey are basically the same thing. They are raw, unaged whiskeys made from a primarily corn mash — at least 80% — and distilled to a maximum of 160 proof. At its root, white whiskey is essentially the same as moonshine because it is un-aged and clear.

Is Mellow Corn rare?

rare Bourbon value It is literally Bourbon: at least 51% corn, aged in unused charred American oak barrels, at least 2 years. This one is 100% corn, aged 4 years, bottled at 100 proof. You can’t like moonshine and not like this, moonshine to the next level. For cocktails, no other Bourbon comes close.

What alcohol does not contain corn?

Best choice: Organic gin. If you can’t find organic, look for gins made from small, local producers using interesting base alcohols that aren’t corn or a corn blend. Check out this 100 percent barley malt gin, 100 percent wheat gin or this 100 percent potato gin.

What country makes the best whiskey?

World whiskies. Scotland is the biggest producer of whisky in the world, and has been for at least 100 years. But while Scotland is synonymous with whisky, it isn’t the only country to produce it. Others, such as the USA, Ireland and Japan, also have long, proud traditions of whisky-making.

Is moonshine and corn liquor the same?

Corn whiskey and white whiskey are basically the same thing. They are raw, unaged whiskeys made from a primarily corn mash — at least 80% — and distilled to a maximum of 160 proof. The term moonshine refers to spirits that haven’t been taxed — which is illegal.

Can you age corn liquor?

Corn whiskey has to be aged in used cooperage but that does not mean you are limited to used whiskey barrels. Mellow Corn is aged in used whiskey barrels and it has a nice buttered corn flavor. Distillers could also use rum or tequila barrels or even used beer barrels.

Is Everclear a moonshine?

Both Everclear and Moonshine are unaged spirits; however, Everclear is made from grain and Moonshine from corn. Moonshine is a general term used to describe illegally produced corn whiskey. In summary, Everclear is intended to be water and pure ethanol with no flavor contribution.

What are the 3 types of whiskey?

There are many kinds of whiskeys made in the US ranging from unregulated moonshine to white whiskey to the highly regulated Bottled in Bond Bourbon. Bourbon, Tennessee Whiskey, and Rye are the primary types we’ll take a look at.

How long is Platte Valley corn whiskey barrel aged?

The McCormick Distilling website now (February 2016) shows Platte Valley jugs emblazoned with the word “Moonshine” in letters larger than those proclaiming it “100% Straight Corn Whiskey” in the line below. I hope it’s still barrel-aged for 36 months. The website doesn’t show the back of the jug. Interesting, I had no idea on the change.

Can you store 80% corn whiskey in Oak?

The reason, the 80%+ corn mash whiskey can only be stored in uncharred or used barrels if because if it’s stored in new charred oak it would be a bourbon. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, on to the Platte Valley Corn Whiskey review!

How long does it take to make corn whiskey?

Most corn whiskey you see on the market today, sometimes marketed as moonshine, is aged for 6 months or less. Unlike bourbon which has to spend some amount of time in new charred oak, be it 20 seconds or 20 years, corn whiskey doesn’t have to be aged at all and new make can be sold as corn whiskey.

What kind of flavor does corn whiskey have?

Corn, vanilla, fruit and a very light spice. The fruit comes across like a hybrid of tropical and orchard fruit that’s a bit heavier on the tropical notes. A banapplenut if you will. Gone in a flash leaving only a fleeting impression of corn, vanilla and dried fruit.