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American heavy metal band, Metallica launches its own whiskey

Named after their hit song “Blackened” the whiskey is distilled and shaped using their own music!

04 Sep 2018
Members of Metallica band

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Known for their amazing heavy-metal music, huge fan base and their many business ventures, Metallica has decided to embark on a more foodie-friendly venture by releasing their own whiskey – “Blackened American Whiskey”.

Not only is the whiskey named after their 1988 hit, but the song “Blackened” was used to shape the flavour of the whiskey.

Collaborating with Master Distiller Dave Pickell, the band managed to create a whisky blend that will be available in selected stores across America and can also be found online.

According to a statement released by the band, the blends of bourbons, ryes and whiskeys from across North America were carefully selected by Dave and were housed in black brandy barrels with low hertz sound waves engulfing them.

The sound waves are said to be so powerful “that it actually enhances the molecular interaction and ultimately the finish of the whiskey.”

Metallica said in a statement that this “never-been-done-before Metallica endeavor” was another way for them to connect with their fans.

And fans are pretty excited about this: 

??Ashley?? on Twitter

Metallica makes whisky, and for some reason nothing else matters now.

Lee on Twitter

Metallica announce "Blackened" whisky Blackened is the first track on ...AJFA Bottle says "re-mastered by ___" ...And Justice for All remaster with audible bass confirmed ty woo woo ??

Gavin ???? on Twitter

Someone buy me Metallica's whisky brand for my birthday

You’re going to want a glass of their “Blackened American Whiskey!


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