Ardgowan debuts Shipwright whisky

Ardgowan debuts Shipwright whisky

thirteenth Might, 2021 by Alice Brooker

Scottish producer Ardgowan Distillery has launched the second whisky in its Clydebuilt collection.

Shipwright whisky, the second in the Clydebuilt series

Every bottle within the collection is claimed to rejoice the generations of staff on the Clyde

The brand new whisky, known as Shipwreck, is a mix of single malts sourced from Speyside and Highland distilleries. It’s stated to supply scents of leather-based, marzipan, tobacco and sandalwood.

Matured in first-fill oloroso Sherry casks, Shipwright is the second within the Clydebuilt collection following the launch of blended malt Coppersmith in 2019.

Distillery chief govt, Martin McAdam, stated: “The suggestions we’ve had from Coppersmith offers us nice confidence in our skill to craft premium whisky with broad enchantment. I believe it’s our greatest dram but.”

The whisky is non-chill-filtered and bottled at 48% ABV. It’s obtainable for an RRP of £49.99 (US$70).

In 2017, Ardgowan Distillery gained planning permission to construct a brand new distillery in Inverkip, west of Glasgow.

Nevertheless, development on the location has been delayed by Brexit and Covid-19, and work is now because of start later this yr.

McAdam added: “Because the second we launched the enterprise, our aim has all the time been to construct a world-class distillery and customer centre on the Ardgowan Property.

“Naturally, our plans have been on maintain for some months due firstly to Brexit after which Covid-19, however now I’m assured we are going to begin work later this yr on our one-million-litre distillery, and we will be in operation by 2023.

“Ardgowan is en route to the islands, it’s close to the ocean and I believe it will assist us create a coastal lowland malt of actual character.”

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