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THE PREMIER MICRODISTILLERY OF THE SOUTHWEST

Welcome to Santa Fe Spirits. Located 7,000 feet above sea level at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range in the heart of the Southwest, Santa Fe Spirits is creating the most intriguing and delicious expressions of premium desert spirits that the world has ever known.

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Colkegan Mesquite Smoked Single Malt Whiskey


Colkegan Mesquite Smoked Single Malt Whiskey bottle

In order for a spirit to be called Scotch Whisky it must be a product of Scotland. Although Santa Fe Spirits’ Colkegan Single Malt Whiskey is proud to pay homage to its heritage, this whiskey is much more than just another peat-smoked whiskey from across the pond and wouldn’t want to be called Scotch even if it could be.

Like its Scottish single malt cousins, Santa Fe Spirits’ Colkegan Single Malt Whiskey is made entirely from malted barley, carefully distilled, and aged and finished in various oak casks to enhance the complex flavors inherent to true single malt whiskey. But there are key differences that set this remarkable spirit apart from its Scottish relatives.

While peat-smoked malt has always been a key ingredient in many well known Scotch whiskies, Santa Fe Spirits’ Colkegan Single Malt Whiskey’s wonderfully complex flavor profile benefits from a very different type of smoked malt: mesquite. The result is a smooth, mellow, mysteriously balanced hint of smoky complexity unique to Santa Fe Spirits.

Santa Fe Spirits’ Colkegan Single Malt Whiskey’s unique barrel aging process also separates it from its low-altitude relatives. Santa Fe Spirits is located 7,000 feet above sea level in the high desert and utilizes a climate-controlled barrel warehouse to maintain a more even temperature, as local temperatures range from freezing cold to swelteringly hot, with very low humidity. 

Santa Fe Spirits’ Colkegan Single Malt Whiskey is the deliciously unique result of an Englishman moving to the desert of the Southwest, building a distillery, and hybridizing time-honored Scottish distilling techniques with the unique flavors and climate of his new home.

First released August 2013.

While we'd love to ship to all states, we cannot ship to: Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah.