TASTING NOTES: Candied pecans and toasted oak on the nose. Rich caramel undertones are layered with vanilla a delicate nuttiness. Immensely drinkable. Thornton Distilling Company teamed up with one of the last remaining pecan farms in Illinois to create Dead Drop American Pecan whiskey. Pecan wood staves are trimmed, cut and toasted by hand then dropped in barrels of American straight whiskey. After aging, roasted pecans are infused into the whiskey, imparting its signature, toasty, spicy and nutty flavors.