Tamsworth Distilling has a brand new whiskey available on the market with an uncommon taste: turkey. Sure, you learn that proper, turkey.
In honor of the four-hundredth anniversary of the primary Thanksgiving the distillery is launching “Fowl of Braveness,” which is roasted turkey flavored.
The distillery says that the weird whiskey was birthed from a barrel of 5-year-old Bottled in Bond Whiskey (12% rye, 81% corn, 7% malt) and was steeped with a quintessential New England Thanksgiving dinner.
Particularly, the distillery used flint corn, which was used to make the primary cornbread, native chestnuts that have been prevalent 400 years in the past,. apples and cranberries from Sugar Hill farm in Maine and kabocha squash from a New Day Farm in Conway, NH. Celery, flint corn, and parsley made its approach into the bottle from Mountain Heartbeet Veggies in Effingham, NH., and apples and cranberries have been foraged from native timber and wild cranberry crops strolling distance from the distillery, in the meantime recent sage was plucked from the Tamworth Distilling’s yard backyard.
And sure, in addition they used precise turkey. The turkeys concerned have been sourced from a turkey farmer proper throughout the river and historic landmark in Tamworth— Behr Farm, which is sort of 80 years outdated.
“All the elements have been cooked uniquely and infused into the bourbon earlier than being distilled individually on our vacuum evaporator. The essence of the manufacturing technique was to course of each ingredient within the method that they might be prepped for an actual Thanksgiving dinner,” mentioned Energy. “So, the turkey was basted whereas roasting, the corn bread was baked till good, and the stuffing recipe I used tasted identical to my Mother’s! All the things was distilled recent from the oven so we may seize the true essence of Thanksgiving.”
As for the identify, for that we’ve got to thank Benjamin Franklin.
“Franklin argued that the turkey would have been a extra applicable nationwide image than the eagle,” mentioned Steven Grasse, historian and Tamworth Distilling founder. “Franklin was quoted as saying the turkey was a way more respectable fowl and a real native of America, first dubbing the turkey as a ‘fowl of braveness’ that ‘wouldn’t hesitate to assault a grenadier of the British guards who ought to presume to invade his farmyard with a pink coat on’. Sadly, congress was not satisfied, nonetheless, and the eagle endured as our nationwide image.”
Whereas a turkey-flavored whiskey is actually uncommon, it’s par for the course for Tamsworth. It’s additionally behind such gems as Eau De Musc and The Deerslayer Whiskey (which sure, tastes like deer) in addition to a Corpse Flower Brandy.
Fowl of Braveness (92 proof, $65/200ML) is offered for pre-sale now in restricted portions from Tamworth Distilling in New Hampshire and at Philadelphia’s Artwork within the Age, will probably be obtainable for in-person gross sales at these places 11/6 in addition to nationally on-line by www.seelbachs.com.
A friendsgiving dinner full with a bottle of Fowl of Braveness may also be raffled off with 100% of proceeds benefitting the Nationwide Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) in assist of their dedication to the conservation of the wild turkey in addition to sustainable searching practices.