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Metallica announces new edition of Blackened Whiskey

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Metallica has announced a new edition of the band’s Blackened Whiskey.

The latest spirit from the metal legends was made in collaboration with Wes Henderson, co-founder of the Kentucky bourbon brand Angel’s Envy.

As with previous editions of Blackened Whiskey, Blackened x Wes Henderson was made using “Black Noise,” a method that involves playing Metallica songs during the distilling process. Apparently, the low-frequency sound waves of the band’s music helps “shape the flavor” of the whiskey.

Among the songs used this time were “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” “King Nothing,” “The Unforgiven” and “Hit the Lights.”

Blackened x Wes Henderson will be available this fall. As part of the launch, $50,000 will be donated to the Team Rubicon disaster response organization. 

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