Blog Post Three: Now I'm getting the hang of this…
Compared with the rest of the impressive Copper Fox lineup, the Belle Grove tips its hat to traditional American distilling: A mash bill of corn, oats and barley, pot distilled, matured in new American oak. hence the addition of the moniker, whiskey.
The name is derived from a plantation manor house that was built in 1797 and which boasted a large distillery. Today it is National Trust heritage site.
The good folks at Copper Fox then, used the original grain bill and recipe that came from the house's builder and owner, Major Isaac Hite Jn, 200 years ago.
Expect a big, sweetly oaked spirit with the oats and malts adding a lush mouthfeel.