Metallica fans can now “taste” the band’s signature thrash metal sounds in the form of their innovative new whiskey, Blackened.
The Bay Area rockers collaborated with master spirits distiller Dave Pickerell to create a blend of bourbons, ryes and whiskeys that’s finished using low-hertz frequencies from Metallica’s many headbanging tracks.
Here’s how the recently launched website describes the “sonic enhancement” process:
After the whiskeys have been combined in the black brandy casks for finishing, they’re jolted back to life by the unmistakable, earth-shattering music of Metallica. Using our proprietary sonic enhancement system BLACK NOISE™, the whiskey is pummeled by sound, causing it to seep deeper into the barrel, where it picks up additional wood flavor characteristics.
Pickerell, who’s also an accomplished chemical engineer, explained what the musical treatment does to craft this “Sweet Amber.”
“This just kicks the finishing process up a notch. The sonic enhancements shake the whiskey molecules to their core.
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