Whiskey

Whiskey

We’re not like other distilleries. Wanderback only produces hand-crafted, limited edition American single malt whiskeys. 

Instead of making a flagship whiskey and reproducing the same taste over and over, we prefer to explore endless possibilities of bold American whiskeys through partnerships. 

This is truly what excites us. And in doing so, we have forged a new production model that sits at the intersection of a traditional distillery and an independent bottler.

First, we collaborate with premier distilleries from across the U.S. to create a bespoke American whiskey. Every step of the distillation process – from creating bold and flavorful mash bills to making the final spirit cuts – combines the expertise of partner Head Distillers and Phil Downer, founder of Wanderback.

Then, the new whiskey is transported to our family Farm in Hood River, Oregon for aging, finishing, and bottling. Barrel selection is a deep passion of ours. We love nothing more than exploring unique cask types and allowing the whiskey to lead us to its final and fullest expression.

This process gives us the freedom to interpret endless iterations of limited edition American single malt whiskeys. We invite you to explore our collections.

OUR LIMITED EDITION WHISKEYS

The Evergreen Collection

The Evergreen Collection

THE EVERGREEN COLLECTION

American Single Malt Whiskey

Our first distillery collaboration began in 2014 with Westland in Seattle, Washington. Known for their strong leadership in the burgeoning American single malt whiskey category, we were thrilled to co-create this bold and flavorful distillate featuring Pacific Northwest specialty barley malts: Munich, Crystal, and Chocolate.

From here, each Batch (No.s 1-4) carves its own path. Increased aging time and varied finishing barrels results in unique limited edition malt whiskeys with distinct flavor profiles that exemplify the best of this exceptional grain bill.

BATCH NO. 3 – Released 2019

BATCH NO. 1 – Released 2017

BATCH NO. 2 – Released 2018

Limited Edition American Single Malt

BATCH NO. 4 – Coming soon

The Lone Star Collection

The Lone Star Collection

THE LONE STAR COLLECTION

American Single Malt Whiskey

In 2017 we travelled to Waco, Texas to distill our second run of American single malt. It is currently aging in new American oak barrels at the Farm in Hood River, Oregon with a fall 2021 anticipated release for the first Batch. 

The Old Dominion Collection

The Old Dominion Collection

THE OLD DOMINION COLLECTION

American Single Malt Whiskey

The Old Dominion Collection is a collaboration with Virginia Distilling. Aging in new American oak barrels began late in 2019 and we anticipate the first Batch of this American single malt whiskey release in 2023.  

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