The second edition of Colere continues our exploration of new varieties of barley, bred outside the commodity system with flavor first in mind (not just yield). Colere Edition 2 is a limited annual bottling made with Talisman, a 2-row winter variety descended from the irrepressible Maris Otter and matured in only used casks to relegate the oak influence to a supporting role and focus the attention on the grain itself.
Nose: Dried lemon peel, vanilla frosting, fresh raspberry.
Palate: Light brown sugar, dark chocolate orange, mixed berry filling.
TOTAL BOTTLED: 3,000
MINIMUM MATURATION TIME: 4 years 357 days
GRAIN BILL: Talisman
CASK TYPES: 1st Fill Ex-Bourbon (58%), 2nd Fill ISC Cooper’s Reserve (42%)
YEAST STRAIN: Belgian Brewer's Yeast