Whiskey

Our whiskies are chosen for their special qualities, their uniqueness, and their outstanding drinkability.



Low Gap

MALT ADVOCATE’S “Artisan Whiskey of the Year” in 2012.  The talented Crispin Cain, uses ancestral methods on the antique 16HL cognac still at the former Germain-Robin distillery (founded in 1982). On-site fermentation of distilling beer; aging in new and used barrels (including bourbon barrels from Van Winkle, port barrels from Quady, and Limousin cognac barrels from Germain-Robin); descent to bottling proof with filtered rainwater.


  • LOW GAP Clear Rye Whiskey

    "If not the finest white whiskey I've ever tasted, damn near the best" 5 stars/Highest Recommendation – Paul Pacult/Spirit Journal

    750 ml / 44.1% abv

    $45.00

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  • LOW GAP Bourbon

    Aged in new Missouri oak bourbon barrels. The mash bill is corn, malted barley, malted rye. Incredible product.

    750 ml / 43.2% abv

    $70.00

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  • LOW GAP Rye Whiskey

    Very smooth, very rich. Full rye body. 100% rye malt extract. Fabulous.  Aged in new and used bourbon, and used cognac barrels plus new small cooperage from Minnesota.

    750 ml / 42.2% abv

    $70.00

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  • LOW GAP Blended Whiskey

    Malted corn, and barley.  Aged in used Van Winkle barrels and new Missouri oak bourbon barrels.  Amazingly mellow.

    750 ml / 46% abv

    $75.00

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  • LOW GAP 100 Proof Wheat Whiskey

    From malted Bavarian hard wheat on the Germain-Robin 16HL antique cognac still.  Aged in a special selection of three new and used American oak barrels. Limited

    750 ml / 50% abv

    $75.00

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  • LOW GAP 4YR Wheat Whiskey

    100% Bavarian hard wheat, aged 4 to 5 years in a special selection of new and used American oak barrels.

    750 ml / 45.5% abv

    $75.00

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The Exceptional by Sutcliffe & Son

“The finest grain whisky I’ve had? Damn close” – 5 stars/highest recommendation – Paul Pacult/Spirit Journal

DON SUTCLIFFE, former director of Craft Distillers and WILLIE PHILLIPS, for 23 years managing director of The Macallan, have created a significant small batch Scotch Whisky. They draw on aged whiskies that have become almost impossible to access.


  • THE EXCEPTIONAL BLEND by Sutcliffe & Son

    Mature grain from North British, Strathclyde, and Cameronbridge blended with selected barrels of aged malt from 11 distilleries, including a 30-year-old Macallan. Deep & layered complexity. Superb whisky.

    750 ml / 43% abv

    $120.00

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  • THE EXCEPTIONAL GRAIN by Sutcliffe & Son, release no. 2

    A blend of remarkable aged grain whiskies, including a barrel of 33-year-old from Carsebridge Distillery, long since closed.  Blended by Willie Phillips, formerly of The Macallan; finished in first-fill sherry casks.  Subtle, elegant, authentically individual, with great structure.  

    750 ml / 43% abv

    $110.00

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  • THE EXCEPTIONAL MALT by Sutcliffe & Son

    Second Release. Complex and balanced blend of whiskies selected from Glenfarclas, Ben Nevis, Alt-a'Bhainne, Auchroisk, Clenallachie, Westport, Speyside, and a 30-year-old Macallan, finished in first-fill Oloroso sherry casks. Unusually rich.

    750 ml / 43% abv

    $120.00

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