Experience a new, bold taste through the use of molecular distilling from plants, fruit and yeast. Endless West discovered a one-of-a-kind distilling technique, analyzing the molecules that create the flavors and aromas needed to concoct the perfect whiskey. Each small batch is analyzed through smell and taste to determine the molecular components they wish to experience through the drink. Next, the molecules are gathered through natural resources. These ingredients are brought to the lab to be crafted into different iterations until perfected. Lastly, the product is bottled to be shared with the world.
Endless West uses environmentally conscious processes to reduce its carbon footprint. Compared to other traditional whiskey production, Endless West protects the resources needed to produce the spirit, requiring 94 percent less water and 92 percent less agricultural land while emitting 82 percent less CO2 emissions.
The award-winning libation company currently has three variations of whiskey: Glyph Original; Glyph Spice, inspired by bourbon with tasting notes of cinnamon, cherry toffee, caramel and banana; and Glyph Royal, inspired by Scotch using tasting notes of wood, dried fruit, burnt sugar, coffee, fig and sherry. Try these tasty concoctions named after the team’s scientists:
- 2 ounces Glyph
- 2 ounces Dolin Rouge Vermouth
- 5 ounces Campari
Combine all ingredients into a cocktail mixing glass with ice. Stir to chill and dilute. Strain into a Nick n’ Nora glass neat, or an Old-Fashioned glass with one large ice cube. Garnish with orange peel (twist peel over drink to expel oil first).
- 2 ounces Glyph
- 2 bar spoons Smoked Tea Simple Syrup
- 2 dashes bitters
- 2–3 drops saline solution
Combine all ingredients into an Old-Fashioned glass. Add one large ice cube and stir to dilute/ chill. Garnish with orange peel (twist peel over drink to expel oil first).
- 2 fluid ounces Glyph
- ¼ short fluid ounce Aquavit
- ¾ fluid ounce Chrysanthemum Liqueur
- ¼ ounce honey simple syrup
- ½ fluid ounces lemon juice
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a Nick n’ Nora glass. Garnish with flaming rosemary.
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