The English Whisky Co. 'Smokey Oak' Small Batch 46% Bourbon Cask Single Malt Whisky
Hand Bottled Limited Release, New To Tasmania
The English Whisky Co. Ltd was the first registered whisky distillery to open and operate in England for over a century. Founded by the Nelstrop family in 2006, The English Whisky Co. built the beautiful St George’s Distillery specifically to make the very finest whiskies; The site is perfectly suited to whisky production, with the county of Norfolk being one of the worlds finest barley growing regions, coupled with the Breckland Aquifer which can be found 50ft beneath the distillery providing a plentiful supply of crystal clear water. The English Whisky Company's St George's Distillery has had rave reviews from Jim Murray's Whisky Bible, often earning over 90 points.
This is an 8 Year Old single malt aged in ex-Bourbon casks with some serious peaty smoke with phenol levels at 63 ppm surpassing many Islay expressions.
Nose: Sweet peat and spicy ginger cake, with thyme, sage and mint.
Palate: Sweet vanilla and spices, followed by smoked meats, rich peat, with continued herbal notes alongside floral Parma Violet sweeties.
Finish: Long and dry with prominent oak spice.
700ml | 46% ABV | England