Storm Tossed Rye Whiskey, the latest release from Fremont Mischief Distillery is at the heart of a spirited Whiskey Challenge between Captain Sig of the F/V Northwestern and Captain Casey and co-Captain Josh Harris of the F/V Cornelia Marie. A fund raiser for the Seattle Fisherman's Memorial and Sea Scouts, (see the videos here) the Captain whose whiskey sells out first wins! Each Captain's whiskey has a unique flavor.
From the first sip you’ll notice the pure artistry of Skagit Gold Straight Rye. It begins in the Skagit Valley, where the grain is sustainably grown in rare, black topsoil, 30’ deep. This rich soil imparts a flavor to the grains found nowhere else. We craft the whiskey with an eye to detail. The high-rye
“Everything here is working art,” says Sherlock walking among copper and steel tanks adorned with vintage metal-framed, submarine-style round windows that you half-expect to see Jacques Cousteau peering back through. Indeed, even the drain panels at Fremont Mischief have a steampunk flourish. But the distillery’s unique look isn’t just for style. “These are the only stills in the world with wizard caps,” Sherlock says, referring to the stills’ conical tops. These, plus other modifications borrowed from the fish-processing facilities Sherlock used to build, allow the spirits to attain a higher proof much more quickly.
It's finally here! Our new Tasting Room, Curiosities & Spirits, is now open!