Dealer Home’s Apollo Inn is celebrating its opening with an unique rye whiskey crafted with Melbourne distillers The Gospel.
The Gospel Tasks Excessive Wheat is the work of Apollo Inn Bar Supervisor Cameron Parish and The Gospel Co-Founder Ben Bowles.
The duo teamed as much as choose a single cask for the tipple, which was then double-barrelled for 3 years earlier than launch.
“Once we have been approached by Cam and the crew to have a good time the opening of their new venue Apollo Inn, we needed to honour their famend stage of hospitality by creating an equally refined whiskey,” says Bowles.
The Gospel Tasks Excessive Wheat options notes of toasted chestnut with salted caramel, toffee apple, and cherry wooden.
“My preliminary transient to The Gospel was to seek out one thing much like what I get pleasure from an American rye whiskey with a heavy charred cask – desirous to deliver an added richness to the dry type typical of rye whiskey,” says Parish.
“When he talked me by the mash invoice of the Excessive Wheat and the double-barrel maturation, inclusive of a heavy toast barrel, it matched completely to what I used to be on the lookout for – there’s a sweetness, richness, and toastiness to the whiskey.”
Parish and the crew are serving up the whiskey at Apollo Inn by two new cocktails.
The Cablegram is the venue’s tackle a whiskey highball which additionally sees toasted soba, black lime, and ginger wine added.
The Manhattan Quantity 6 showcases the whiskey accompanied by dry vermouth and Cocchi Americano.
The Gospel Tasks Excessive Wheat is out there at Apollo Inn and on-line by The Gospel.