Kings County Groups Up With Brooklyn Neighbor To Create Espresso Whiskey

Kings County Distillery has unveiled a brand new Espresso Whiskey, made in collaboration with Brooklyn Navy Yard neighbors Parlor Espresso. Crafted from a mix of Kings County’s whiskeys and Parlor’s ready-to-drink Chilly Brew, the brand new hyper-local providing appears to be like to signify the forefront of Brooklyn’s craft tradition.

­­­­”Whereas cocktail-making has developed quickly during the last 20 years, we haven’t essentially seen that very same creativity translate to the backbar,” mentioned Kings County founder and distiller Colin Spoelman. “Espresso, within the context of spirits and cocktails, nonetheless usually means one in every of two issues: both syrupy espresso liqueurs, or using espresso itself as a part ingredient. Our mixing staff imagined Espresso Whiskey as a more moderen, higher expression of these ideas. And, after a yr of R&D, it grew to become clear that we’d discovered an ideal match within the best-in-class Chilly Brew developed by our mates at Parlor Espresso.”

“We developed Parlor Chilly Brew with the assumption that a greater tasting beverage will at all times begin with higher components,” mentioned Parlor Espresso Co-Founder AJ Walzer. “Our mates and neighbors at Kings County share this perception—their dedication to their craft parallels our personal. When Kings County reached out to us with their idea to create a greater espresso whiskey, we had little doubt they might obtain it, and we’re honored that they discovered our Chilly Brew as worthy of celebration as we do.”

The energetic, tropical prime notes and creamy, chocolate undertones of Parlor’s Chilly Brew—made out of a mix of sourced coffees and roasted in Brooklyn—marry completely with the balanced sweetness and wealthy complexity of Kings County’s bourbon and corn whiskey. The ensuing drink finds an added depth of taste that evokes each Madeira wines and Italian amari.

Kings County Espresso Whiskey will go on sale on Wednesday, April nineteenth on the distillery and can start rolling out to New York accounts and nationwide distributors the following day. Every 750ml bottle is frivolously caffeinated (14mg per 1.5oz serving) and 40% ABV and carries a prompt retail value within the mid-$40 vary.

For extra info, head over to the model’s official web site.

Final fall, Kings County Distillery unveiled a Blended Bourbon. The flagship blended bourbon is made out of house-distilled straight whiskeys.

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