These bourbon casks
will contain approximately 280 70cl bottles-worth of a new, heavily-peated (50ppm) Single Malt that will be the style of whisky produced at the Lagg Distillery.
The first batch of spirit at Clydeside Distillery will rest in American Bourbon oak casks
for three years until it can officially be called a Scotch whisky.
The new casks
allow for higher authorized fissile amounts and higher radioactive activity because they contain more lead shielding.
com)-- A full cask
of Macallan 1987 Single Malt Scotch whisky has fetched HK$2,928,000 ([pounds sterling]282,890 or US$374839) at Spink China auction house, with Scottish whisky specialists Cask
88 acting as the advisor, setting a new world record for both the sale of a whisky cask
and for the most expensive per-bottle cask
sold at auction.
Unlike most distilleries where casks
are filled five or six times, Glenmorangie's are only used twice, preserving the wood notes of vanilla, almond, coconut and honey concentrated in the spirit maturing in first-fill casks
In that clearing, around 50 of those casks
sit, surrounded by razor wire, double fences and cameras.
Covering market size for the period from 2010 to 2020 of SNF dry storage casks
This vintage is matured for 10 years in an American white oak ex-bourbon casks
, before spending the last five years in a single 30-year-old Matusalem oloroso sherry butt.
HE NOSE BEST Smeller sniffs casks
to check their cleanliness
Steve says he's happy with the progress Storr has made and hopes it will make its way into restaurants and bars that don't offer cask
ales but do want to sell local pints.
The master distiller picks the blend of thewhisky based on specific characters of the casks
available to him.
Glenfiddich has launched the Age of Discovery Bourbon Cask
Reserve, which is exclusively aged for 19 years in American oak casks
that once traveled great American rivers and now serve as the inspiration for this limited-edition release, the company says.