Whiskey and coffee. The two most fundamental beverages in the masculine canon.
Strong on individual merits, but Wonder Twin-powerful when combined.
We're talking primo Tennessee firewater, barrel-aged to perfection and cask-finished with the house espresso roast beans of hometown hero Four Barrel.
On the tongue: velveteen texture, chocolate, stonefruit and a subtle coffee finish.
We like it neat.
Mosswood's a young, two-person outfit on Treasure Island, formed by expatriates of the city's burgeoning homebrew scene, Therese Agnew and Jake Chevedden. The latter honed his cask-enhancing chops at the helm of Tradition's aged-cocktail program.
They've got a California Ale barrel in the works, along with grander distillation plans, but for now the Espresso Barrel is a limited edition, with just over two hundred bottles in circulation.
Morning, meet night. Wonder Twin powers, activate.