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Highland Park provides new whisky to award-winning Cask Power sequence – The Whiskyphiles

Cask Power Launch No.3 celebrates the harmonious stability of conventional whisky-making and fashionable flavour exploration

Orkney-based single malt distillery, Highland Park, has added a brand new whisky to its award-winning Cask Power sequence, designed to problem whisky consuming norms. The vary strikes a harmonious stability between the normal whisky-making craft, whereas encouraging flavour exploration to go well with particular person palates. 

Launching as a everlasting addition to the Highland Park vary and created utilizing the normal ‘straight from the cask’ technique, Highland Park Cask Power Launch No.3 is whisky in its purest kind. No water is added after maturation which delivers a strong and intense flavour with a larger depth of end.

Cask Power Launch No.3 makes use of whisky made with a better proportion of Orkney peated malt leading to a smokier type in comparison with the opposite single malts within the sequence. It has been matured predominantly in first-fill sherry seasoned American and European oak casks and a small amount of refill casks. The result’s a rare mixture of contrasting but completely balanced flavours of charred oak, tropical fruits, aniseed, heather honey, vanilla cream, fragrant violet, sponge cake and peat smoke.

Highland Park, Grasp Whisky Maker, Gordon Movement champions this type of whisky as a possibility for flavour discovery. Gordon explains:

“With Cask Power, you’re at an amazing place to begin exploring the style that most accurately fits your palate by including water, ice or your most popular serve. It’s your whisky and needs to be loved your method.

“For me, a Cask Power whisky actually celebrates that stability between outdated and new and I stay up for seeing how customers get pleasure from the brand new whisky.”

The Highland Park Cask Power sequence, a status providing throughout the portfolio, has been created by bringing collectively dozens of single casks. The whisky is at full energy, straight from the cask, and has solely been gently filtered earlier than bottling.

The releases throughout the Cask Power vary share the identical underlying character however with every batch that includes totally different flavours coming to the fore based mostly on the cask make-up. The ABV may even fluctuate from batch to batch.

Launch No.1 was matured predominantly in sherry seasoned American oak casks of various ages, delivering a harmonious distinction of flavours of toffee, heather, honey, and peat smoke. Launch No. 2 was matured predominantly in sherry seasoned European and American oak casks and a small amount of ex-bourbon casks, producing tastes of pear and almond cake, toasted oak, liquorice, cracked black pepper, fragrant peat.

Highland Park Cask Power Launch No.3 will grow to be accessible globally from 1st September throughout specialist whisky retailers, together with The Whisky Change, Grasp of Malt, and The Whisky Store, and from the Highland Park on-line store, distillery, and Albert Road retailer in Orkney. The UK RRP is £65.

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