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New Liberty Releases Fortunato's Fate, A Rye Whiskey Aged in Sherry Casks

by Drink Philly on Jan 17, 2018 in Liquor

New Liberty Distillery, located in Kensington, has released their latest whiskey: Fortunato's Fate, a malted rye whiskey finished in sherry casks from Spain. The bottle retails for $90.

A literary-minded spirit (the title is a reference to Edgar Allan Poe's The Cask of Amontillado), this high-end whiskey gives off a nose of honey, candied stone fruit, leather, baked peaches, and baking spices, with tasting notes of bright floral sweetness and stone fruit and cinnamon candies on the finish. Notes of oak and tannin balance out the sweetness and cleanse the palate.

This unique product is available directly at the distillery, so head over for a taste or a bottle to take home with you — and additionally, on January 30 from 6 PM - 8 PM, Art in the Age will be hosting an official release party hosted by Ed Pettit of the Rosenbach Museum (also known as the "Philly Poe Guy.") Each $15 ticket will get guests one complimentary cocktail featuring the spirit. 

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