Craft Whiskey

You may not know, but the Alehouse isn’t just beer. We invite you to explore our wall of craft whiskeys that is ever evolving and changing. We’re always searching for new and old favorites and brands on the forefront of innovation. Whether you’re here to enjoy a cold craft beer, your favorite whiskey or a fresh craft cocktail, the Auburn Alehouse welcomes you.

Elijah Craig 12 Year Small Batch Bourbon: Produced by Heaven Hill and bottled exclusively from a dumping of 100 barrels or less with notes of caramel, butterscotch, vanilla, and a hint of the charred oak, finish is medium with rye and char.

Blanton’s Original Single Barrel: The world’s first single barrel bourbon has a taste profile that is sweet with citrus and oak with a creamy vanilla nose that features hints of nuts, caramel, orange and light chocolate.

Dry Fly Bourbon: A Bourbon at 101 proof is often considered the distiller’s reserve, or his personal drinking favorite. This 101 proof bourbon is a complex young bourbon, with a nice spicy nose that brings together cinnamon, vanilla, allspice, oak, and caramel.

Dry Fly Wheat Whiskey: Soft whiskey with orange, cinnamon and peppermint notes.

Straight Triticale Whiskey: Triticale Hybrid of Wheat and Rye grains is a unique whiskey developed in Scotland in the 1800’s, grainy and rustic with cherry notes plus a touch of wood.

E.H. Taylor, Jr. Small Batch Bourbon: Made by hand and aged in century old warehouses, this sipping bourbon tastes of caramel corn sweetness, mingled with butterscotch and licorice. The aftertaste is a soft mouth-feel that turns into subtle spices of pepper and tobacco. Double Gold Medal in the 50 Best Bourbon Whiskeys in 2015.

E.H. Taylor, Jr. Single Barrel Bourbon: The bottle itself is a likeness to Colonel Taylor’s original design used over a century ago and each barrel is hand-picked and Bottled in Bond at 100 proof. The aroma carries lightly toasted oak, with dried figs and butterscotch. One sip brings flavors of sweetness balanced with tobacco and dark spices.

Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon: Complex, full bodied and smooth with a long, mellow finish containing hints of ripe plum, cherry and other fruits, mild spices, plus sweet aromas including caramel, cocoa, vanilla and maple syrup. Double Gold Medal Winner at the 2014 Denver International Spirits Competition.

Woodford Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon: Crafted in small batches, this bourbon contains over 200 congeners, natural color, aroma and flavor components; rich, chewy, rounded and smooth, with complex citrus, cinnamon and cocoa, toffee, caramel, chocolate and spice notes abound with a long, silky smooth finish.

Crater Lake Rye Whiskey: Crafted from 95% rye grain and pure Cascade Mountain water, the character of this rye is rich with deep toffee notes and a peppery spice.

Templeton Rye: Smooth and spicy with a clean finish, there’s a reason people call it the good stuff. Rise up and taste Iowa’s most notorious whiskey

Bernheim Wheat: Sweet aromas of vanilla and honey, flavors of toffee, berries and spice with fresh mint

Angels Envy: On the nose you’ll detect notes of subtle vanilla, raisins, maple syrup, and toasted nuts. On the palate there will be hints of vanilla, ripe fruit, maple syrup, toast, and bitter chocolate

Buffalo Trace: A complex aroma of vanilla, mint and molasses. Pleasantly sweet to the taste with notes of brown sugar and spicethat give way to oak, toffee, dark fruit, and anise. Finishes long and smooth with serious depth.

Ancient Age: Features aromas of corn, caramel, toffee and vanilla. Follows through with many of the same but with a hint of spice and a lingering finish hinting of toffee and citrus.

Eagle Rare: Complex aromas of toffee, hints of orange peel, herbs, honey, leather, and oak. The taste is bold, dry and delicate with notes of candied almonds and very rich cocoa. The finish is dry and lingering.

Sazerac Rye: Aromas of clove, vanilla, anise and pepper.Subtle tasting notes of candied spices and citrus. The big finish is smoothwith hints of licorice.

Few Rye: The generous rye content is married with the sweetness of corn for a genteel interpretation of the venerable spirit. Patiently aged in air-dried oak barrels, its spicy character transcends mere resurgence.

*Whiskey choices are subject to change.