Proximo Spirits announces the launch of Tincup American Whiskey. Created by distilling legend Jess Graber, founder of Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey, TinCup is made from a unique blend of corn, rye and malt. Aged in new charred American white oak barrels, it is bottled at 84 proof in Colorado using pure Rocky Mountain water. Proximo says that on the nose, Tincup "evokes notes of citrus, black pepper and ginger snaps. On the palate, Tincup suggests rye spice, cinnamon and caramel." Tincup is rolling out in select markets at a suggested retail price of $27.99 (750 ml). The brand honors Colorado's first whiskey drinkers, the pioneering, hardscrabble miners of the mid-19th century who sought their fortunes in the state's gold rush. It is named for Tincup, an old mining town in Gunnison County, Colo., which itself was named for the tin cups used by miners.