As long run followers of London’s whisky pioneers, Bimber Distillery, we’re delighted to be teaming up with it for The 4 Parts Assortment for a collection of unique single malts which we will likely be releasing over the subsequent 5 months. First up we have now Bimber Fireplace. And you may solely purchase it from Grasp of Malt.
The Bimber Distillery story
The identify ‘Bimber’ comes from the Polish phrase for moonshine. The distillery was based in 2015 by Dariusz Plazewski with the primary new make spirit coming off the stills in 2016. To make his single malts he makes use of solely floor-malted English barley from Warminster maltings. Fermentation occasions are sluggish, round seven days to create plenty of fruity esters.
The primary distillation takes place in a 1,000-litre alembic nonetheless named Doris, after the ocean nymph in Greek mythology, whose identify represented the bounty of the ocean. A second distillation follows in Astraea, a 1000-litre spirit nonetheless named after the Greek goddess of innocence and purity, who was mentioned to attempt for perfection with nice consideration to element. Unusually each stills are direct-fired.
For ageing Plazewski makes use of primarily bourbon casks. Bimber Distillery launched its first single malt in 2019 to nice acclaim and since then has launched a collection of whiskies together with ones aged in sherry casks and Islay whisky casks. Along with whisky, the distillery additionally makes two gins.
Introducing the Bimber 4 Parts Assortment
In accordance with Bimber: “The 4 Parts Assortment examines a quartet of the distillery’s distinctive manufacturing processes – all of which underpin the character of Bimber’s celebrated single malt. From single-farm, floor-malted barley and using mineral-rich London water, via to meticulously sourced peat and the in depth use of hand-charred casks – the 4 Parts Assortment presents a showcase of Bimber’s whisky artistry and rigorous consideration to element.”
First up is Bimber Fireplace to be adopted by Earth, Water and Air later within the 12 months. We’ll hold you recent as every launch is available in.
Bimber The 4 Parts Assortment Fireplace
This got here from a single virgin American oak cask, cask #332 to be particular. 242 bottles had been crammed at 58.9% ABV. As you might need guessed from the identify, this options heavily-charred oak for a big-flavoured single malt however the place the fruity character of the distillery fashion nonetheless shines out.
Tasting word from Bimber
Nostril: Orange peels, tinned peaches and spit-roasted pineapple be a part of marzipan and roasted nuts while cinnamon and ginger present liveliness.
Palate: Gently spiced tinned fruit – peach and apricot – sit along with vanilla cream, oven-baked pastries and milk chocolate alongside fizzing cask spices.
End: Dry earthy spicing with shaved chocolate and fading stone fruit.
Bimber The 4 Parts Assortment Fireplace is just obtainable from Grasp of Malt. Click on on hyperlinks for costs and to purchase.
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