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I’m excited to share that TINCUP Mountain Whiskey, inspired by the stunning landscapes of Colorado and the adventures above 14,000 feet, is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated release of the second installment in its annual limited-edition series – the TINCUP Fourteener Bourbon Whiskey. Crafted with meticulous precision, this 14-year aged bourbon pays homage to the majestic peaks of Colorado and the thrill-seekers who conquer them.
TINCUP Fourteener Unboxing Elegance
As an admirer of both Rockies’ beauty and fine whiskey craftsmanship, the allure of TINCUP’s Fourteener Bourbon Whiskey is undeniable. Encased in a beautifully designed white cardboard container, it’s not just a drink; it’s a collector’s item and an exquisite gift. Aged for 14 years in new American Oak barrels, the whiskey boasts a rich, smooth flavor, a true embodiment of Colorado’s wilderness essence.
Peaks and Bottles: Quandary Tribute
What sets this release apart is the tribute to Quandary Peak, a perennial favorite among hikers with over 22,000 conquerors in 2022, according to the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI). The bottle transforms into a canvas, depicting Quandary Peak’s allure and celebrating the Tenmile Range, urging adventurers to explore the great outdoors.
Beyond the whiskey’s allure, TINCUP demonstrates a commendable commitment to conservation. Partnering with the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI), TINCUP pledges $14,000 with every annual release, supporting CFI’s Adopt a Peak Program focused on trail maintenance and restoration efforts.
Hiking Data Insights
Digging into the 2022 data from CFI reveals Quandary Peak as the second most hiked 14er in Colorado, attracting 22,000 hikers out of an estimated 279,000 hiking use days on Colorado 14ers. Brian Sargeant, Development and Communications Manager at CFI, expresses gratitude for TINCUP’s ongoing support, highlighting their involvement beyond financial aid.
Symbol of Exploration and Flavor
Reflecting on the success of Release #1 featuring Longs Peak, the 14-year aged bourbon has become not only a coveted collector’s item but also a symbol bridging the worlds of hiking and whiskey. Now, with Release #2 featuring the iconic Quandary Peak, TINCUP invites enthusiasts and explorers to join in this unique experience.
TINCUP Fourteener TASTING NOTES
- COLOR – Caramel brown
- AROMA – Vanilla, sugar cookie
- FLAVOR – Caramel, syrup, vanilla
- FINISH – Medium long finish with butterscotch
Priced at $70, the limited-edition whiskey is available for purchase on Tincupwhiskey.com, and in select stores nationwide. This release stands as a testament to TINCUP’s commitment to the outdoors and its partnership with the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative, reinforcing the brand’s dedication to preserving the natural beauty of Colorado’s high-altitude marvels.
So, as I embark on a journey with TINCUP Fourteener Bourbon Whiskey, it’s more than just sipping a drink; it’s an ode to the rugged allure of the Rocky Mountains, encapsulated in a meticulously aged spirit. Whether you’re a seasoned 14er enthusiast, a whiskey connoisseur, or simply an admirer of the Colorado wilderness, this release beckons you to embrace the spirit of adventure one sip at a time. Cheers to the mountains, the trails, and the stories shared over a glass of TINCUP Fourteener Bourbon Whiskey.