The Glenlivet launches The Glenlivet Distillery Reserve Assortment: 9-12 months-Outdated Beer Cask End Version forward of Worldwide Beer Day on 4th August
Speyside Single Malt, The Glenlivet, has unveiled a brand new limited-edition whisky – The Glenlivet Distillery Reserve Assortment: 9-12 months-Outdated Beer Cask End Version – in partnership with Scottish brewer, Innis & Gunn. Within the spirit of innovation to enter totally different territories of flavour, this new whisky has been completed in an Innis & Gunn beer cask. A restricted run is on the market solely at The Glenlivet model house within the coronary heart of Speyside in Scotland and on the web site right here.
The Glenlivet Distillery Reserve Assortment: 9-12 months-Outdated Beer Cask End Version was completed in a cask beforehand used to mature Innis & Gunn’s restricted version ‘Vanishing Level Imperial Stout’, an 11% abv silky darkish brew. The brand new beer cask end version has fragrant notes of golden syrup biscuits, darkish cherry tart and hints of refined treacle that give method to honeycomb, nougat and tropical fruits. On the palate, spicy ginger and freshly floor nutmeg come by means of, adopted by refined fruity flavour notes from hops, leaving a long-lasting creamy and candy malty end.
This beer cask end is a primary for The Glenlivet – and for the Chivas Brothers portfolio, of which The Glenlivet is a component – and demonstrates the best Scotch whisky craftsmanship mastered by The Glenlivet staff of makers led by Cask Professional Kevin Balmforth and Distillery Supervisor Lisa Glen.
Kevin Balmforth, Chivas Brothers Cask Professional, commented: “At The Glenlivet we try to experiment, and dealing with Innis & Gunn’s great casks was the chance to just do that, marking our first foray into ending whisky in a beer cask. Whether or not you’re a fan wanting so as to add this beer cask end to your assortment or are merely on the lookout for one thing new to lift a toast with this Worldwide Beer Day, that is good for beer and whisky-lovers alike.”
Dougal Gunn Sharp, Founder and Grasp Brewer, Innis & Gunn mentioned: “Our collaboration with The Glenlivet is as pure as it’s thrilling. We have now a powerful kinship with The Glenlivet and are united by a starvation to experiment and innovate, and by the components on the coronary heart of our merchandise – grain and casks. For a couple of years now we have now exchanged casks with each other, and our newest Vanishing Level 06 was matured in former The Glenlivet casks. We returned these casks to The Glenlivet for the ending of their Distillery Reserve Assortment: 9-12 months-Outdated Beer Cask End Version. It’s a great, distinctive expression and has picked up the wealthy fruity, malty and hoppy notes from our beer.”
The Glenlivet Distillery Reserve Assortment: 9-12 months-Outdated Beer Cask End Version in partnership with Innis & Gunn is the newest addition to The Glenlivet’s ongoing Distillery Reserve Assortment, by which The Glenlivet continues to pioneer the type and spirit of the glen itself, with each sip bringing to life the ambiance of the distillery. The whisky is on the market at The Glenlivet model house and on the distillery web site and is priced at £95. To find extra, please go to the web store right here.