16.05.2019

New scotch for tasting in Warsaw and Jastrzębia Góra

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Kilkerran Heavily Peated, Batch #1 /59,3% – Glengyle Distillery was founded by William Mitchell in Campbeltown and operated between 1872 and 1925. Over 75 years later Hedley Wright, the chairman of J&A Mitchell & Co. (the owners of Springbank) and great-great nephew of William Mitchell bought the old buildings and made the re-opening of Mitchell’s Glengyle Distillery a reality in 2004. Single malt produced there has been released under Kilkerran brand since 2009. In 2019 the company launched Kilkerran Heavily Peated as a forerunner of Peat in Progress series. Whisky was distilled from barley malted to phenols’ content of 84 ppm and aged in combination of ex-bourbon (55%) and ex-sherry (45%) casks for a little over three years. Bottled at natural strength of 59.3% abv with an outrun of 9000 bottles.

Nose: smoky and ashy, grilled meats, salted butter, caramel, vanilla, licorice, tobacco, hints of pine resin, green apples and freshly mowed grass.

Palate: slightly oily, grilled bacon, caramel, vanilla, apples, pears, salted peanuts, cocoa powder and strong smoky notes.

Finish: fairly long and smoky, with notes of barbecued meats, caramel, vanilla and touch of licorice.

Buy bottle at Dom Whisky Online or in our whisky shop in Reda, Wejherowska 67.
https://sklep-domwhisky.pl/product-pol-17865-Kilkerran-Heavily-Peated-59-3-0-7l.html