This Whiskey Was Inspired by an Edgar Allan Poe Story

When I think of the legendary Edgar Allen Poe, I usually picture something dark and twisted out of a nightmarish fantasy. And yet it works so damn well; Poe is classic. In one of his best works, “The Cask of Amontillado”, the very end gives me a serious chill when Fortunato completely seals Montresor into the wall while the party continues on outside. By the time the last brick is laid, there’s nothing but eerie silence.     Kind of makes you want a drink to soothe your nerves right? We’ve got you covered.    Image Via Goodreads   Poe’s …

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When I think of the legendary Edgar Allen Poe, I usually picture something dark and twisted out of a nightmarish fantasy. And yet it works so damn well; Poe is classic. In one of his best works, “The Cask of Amontillado”, the very end gives me a serious chill when Fortunato completely seals Montresor into the wall while the party continues on outside. By the time the last brick is laid, there’s nothing but eerie silence.
 
 
Kind of makes you want a drink to soothe your nerves right? We’ve got you covered.

 

"The Cask of Amontillado"

 Image Via Goodreads

 
Poe’s past stomping grounds in Philly are now the home of the New Liberty Distillery and they’ve got some literary libations to give you a buzz. Inspired by the dark short story, last month the Distillery created a whiskey by the name of Fortunato’s Fate. How delectable, how appropriate.

 

Fortunato's Fate

 Image Via New Liberty Distillery

 
The malted rye whiskey is finished in sherry casks located in Spain. This ties into Montresor’s demise of being sealed in with the famous Amontillado sherry. Their website has an array of other spirits to choose from as well!
 
 
 So if you’re just trying to sit back and have a glass by yourself or you’re feeling a little vengeful, Fortunato’s Fate could your drink of choice.

 

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