Charbay R5 Whiskey

Bottle shot of Charbay R5 hopped whiskey

Whiskey Distilled From Bottle-Ready Beer

Marko perfected the art of making whiskey from bottle-ready beer.

With our 5th release, we continue as pioneers of whiskey distilled from fully brewed beer.

What to expect? A smooth, aged whiskey dialled up with a distinct hoppy character.

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Tasting Profile

Nose: Toasted cinnamon & honeysuckle

Palate: Cloves, all spice, tobacco, earthiness & floral notes

Finish: Herbaceous & mulling spice

Alcohol 49.5% | 99 Proof | 750ml

Charbay R5 whiskey made into a Manhattan cocktail. With a brandied cherry as garnish.

West Coast Manhattan

A unique American whiskey adds a West Coast feel to the classic Manhattan. It sums us up beautifully – traditional in our roots, innovative in our style.

Kind words from Christopher Null, Drinkhacker

Rating A- “While R5 is largely designed for sipping straight, it adds a surprising new dimension to a Manhattan cocktail.”
Charbay R5 whiskey donates $10,000 to help families affected by the fires in California. The image is a close up of the R5 Whiskey label
Glass of Charbay R5 Whiskey with a bottle lying down in the background
Charbay alembic pot still used to make R5 whiskey with barrels in the background
Marko Karakasevic, master distiller, with barrels at the charbay distillery in the background