The Story: So how do you turn a great beer into a great whiskey? It starts from the simplest of ingredients: sun-kissed wheat grown under the big sky and pure glacial water. But what makes this spirit unique is the people who can see the complex beauty in something so simple. The Great Northern Brewing Company ferments a custom mash of wheat and barley, based on the Wheatfish grainbill, for Glacier Distilling Company. We then distill the mash into a whiskey and age it in oak just long enough to restore its golden luster, creating a sweet and slightly spicy whiskey with a glow of warmth. This whiskey is for people who take the time to cherish the simple things — here’s to living!
Tasting Notes: Wheatfish whiskey has a nose of honeysuckle and ripe pear. The floral notes of malted wheat integrate well with the vanilla oak to create a light bodied whiskey with a butterscotch sweetness that rolls over the tongue and leaves a hint of spice. Best consumed neat at room temperature—but if you must, drop it in a pint of Wheatfish Lager.