Whereas Cutwater Spirits of San Diego is basically recognized for its well-liked line of ready-to-enjoy canned cocktails starting from Lime Vodka Soda to Mai Tai, in addition they produce a formidable line of high-quality spirits in nearly each class.
The most recent addition? Cutwater Rayador Tequila Reposado, which has been making waves at among the most prestigious competitions within the business, racking up such distinctions as Better of Class and Double Gold on the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competitors, and Better of Present – First Place on the 2020 Denver Worldwide Spirits Competitors.
Cutwater Spirits’ founder and Grasp Distiller Yuseff Cherney is not any stranger to awards, having led the distillery to amass over 780 of them since opening in 2017, along with a lot of prime awards in his earlier life as a brewer.
It began when Cherney’s insatiable curiosity led him to start experimenting with distillation within the breakroom of the brewery the place he was working full time. What began as a passion was an all-consuming ardour as he went on to discovered the primary distillery in San Diego since Prohibition.
A number of the spirits Cherney distills onsite at their 50,000 sq. foot headquarters embody American whiskey, bourbon, rye, gin and a number of other forms of rum, that are used as the bottom for his or her pioneering line of canned cocktails.
Cutwater’s Tequila, nonetheless, is produced a bit additional south in Jalisco, the place Cherney fashioned a partnership with a household that has been making tequila for almost 100 years.
Cherney collaborates with the distillery and oversees the method as they hand-select the best 100% Blue Agaves, use conventional strategies like brick ovens and open fermentation, in addition to double distillation in a customized nonetheless constructed solely for Cutwater. Cutwater Whiskey Barrels from San Diego are despatched to Jalisco for the getting older, permitting the wealthy cooked agave taste to meld completely with hints of vanilla and oak to create this distinctly Cutwater Tequila Reposado, bottled at 40% ABV.
to do this acclaimed tequila for your self? Cutwater’s Rayador Reposado is accessible for $40 on ReserveBar.
Preserve an eye fixed out for extra thrilling releases from Cutwater Spirits this 12 months.