The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve Single Malt Scotch Whisky
“The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve is a tribute to George Smith’s original vision to craft the definitive, smooth Speyside malt whisky. Crafted by current master distiller Alan Winchester, the whisky has been aged predominantly in first-fill American oak ex-bourbon casks.
As a result, The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve has a pale gold color with bright notes of blood orange and burnt sugar on the nose. The palate transitions to flavors of pear, rock candy and caramel apples before finishing with notes of toffee, peanuts and honey. Easygoing yet full of flavor, The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve is sure to be equally delicious for both connoisseurs and those just discovering whisky.” For more information click here: Caskers.com
Glenmorangie Milsean Private Edition Single Malt Scotch Whisky
“Glenmorangie Tùsail Single Malt Whisky is the seventh annual release in Glenmorangie’s Private Edition range, which is designed to showcase the distillery’s renowned creativity and innovation. The whisky is crafted from Maris Otter barley, a type of winter barley that is bred specially to brew whisky and recognized for its ability to impart rich, rustic flavors. Once the barley was selected, it was mashed and fermented with water sourced from the Tarlogie Spring. The water produced from the spring, which spends nearly a century underground being filtered through layers of limestone before it is extracted, is unusually rich in minerals. In the 1980’s, when development in the area threatened the spring’s water quality, Glenmorangie purchased 600 acres of land around and including the spring, in order to ensure consistent water quality and adequate supply.
After the barley has been fermented, the wash is twice distilled through Glenmorangie’s copper-pot stills by a team of 16 distillers known as the Sixteen Men of Tain. Glenmorangie’s stills are equipped with relatively small boiler pots, which increases the exposure of the whisky to the copper, resulting in a more pure flavor. In addition, the stills are nearly seventeen feet tall — the tallest of any distillery in Scotland — and as a result, produce a lighter, more refined whisky.
Following distillation, Glenmorangie Milsean is aged in ex-bourbon casks before being finished in red-wine casks imported from Portugal, which have been toasted specifically for the purpose of aging Glenmorangie Milsean. This extra exposure to live flames causes the red-wine sugars to deepen in the wood, “allow[ing] us to create a whisky recalling a bygone era,” says Dr. Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie’s director of distilling. “A glass of Milsean transports me straight to an old-fashioned sweet shop.” It has an aroma of green apple, fudge and cake icing which gives way to notes of toffee, sweet cherries, orange peel, coconut and ginger on the palate. The finish lingers, and has hints of brown sugar, cake mix and wood spice.” Caskers.com
Stranahan’s Diamond Peak Colorado Whiskey
“To make Stranahan’s Diamond Peak Colorado Whiskey, master distiller Rob Dietrich blends whiskey from a selection of Stranahan’s oldest, four-year-old casks, which have a #3 char and are rested in Stranahan’s mile-high warehouse. After the whiskey has matured, it is brought to proof with water sourced from the Eldorado spring, situated just outside Boulder, Colorado. Then, each batch is bottled by hand.
As a result, Stranahan’s Diamond Peak Colorado Whiskey has an aroma of dried apricots, leather and banana bread that gives way to notes of breakfast cereal, toffee, honey and oak on the palate. The finish boldly mingles flavors of bread pudding, tropical fruits and barley, and lingers endlessly on the tongue.” Caskers.com
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