Nordic Casks 2 – Berry Bross & Rudd
Final yr Berry Bros. & Rudd showcased the Nordic Casks sequence. It brings collectively totally different whiskies from distilleries in Northern Europe. Now they introduced the second batch, which accommodates casks from Stauning (Denmark), Teerenpeli (Finland), Thy (Denmark) and Smögen (Sweden).
They’re additionally together with Vind¨öga, the primary Nordic blended malt composed of spirit from six distilleries. It matured in ex-sherry casks and accommodates some peated malt. Launch date is fifteenth September – we are going to take a look at this sequence quickly and publish our tasting notes.
The Roots – impartial spirits bottler
The Roots is the identify of a brand new mission began by Joren Nuyts. He’s fairly younger but in addition fairly passionate, with a very good nostril and an open thoughts in direction of all types of drinks. For his inaugural launch he presents three spirits:
- Invergordon 1972 single grain
- Bellevue 1998 rum
- Prunier Lot 40 cognac
The official presentation of the bottles takes place on Sunday at an area whisky pageant. Keep tuned for our overview on Monday.
Daftmill 2008 (Grasp of Malt unique)
Grasp of Malt secured a single cask bottling of Daftmill 2008. Cask No. 025 yielded 213 bottles at 56.6% ABV. It was made with Optic barley, distilled within the farm’s winter season of 2007-2008 and crammed right into a bourbon barrel.
Given the recognition of Daftmill, a lot of the bottles had been bought in a lottery (now over). At the moment a charity silent public sale runs on their web site (the 66 highest bids get one). Subsequent Monday they begin promoting 3cl samples too.
Teeling Whisky – Rosé Wine Cask
I’m not fully certain we’ve seen this earlier than, however Teeling simply introduced a brand new whiskey that was completed in rosé wine casks. The hand-picked wooden comes from the famend vineyard Reichsrat von Buhl. So far as I can inform this launch shall be unique to Germany.
I’m all the time a bit cautious of wine casks, and I assume rosé could be tough. Nonetheless Teeling have pulled off different bizarre mixtures so we’re positively keeping track of this.
Final however not least, listed here are some issues that won’t have been extensively introduced however that grabbed my consideration in outlets not too long ago…