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Lakes Distillery debuts cake-inspired whisky

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tenth June, 2021 by Kate Malczewski

The Lakes Distillery has created a patisserie-influenced single malt, a part of its Whiskymaker’s Editions sequence, completely for luxurious retailer Harvey Nichols.

The Lakes Le Gouter

The Lakes has partnered with Harvey Nichols to launch a Parisian-inspired single malt

The brand new expression, known as Le Goûter, is impressed by the sensory expertise of a ‘childhood cake store tour’ in Paris.

The Lakes whiskymaker Dhavall Gandhi crafted the whisky, and the producer commissioned artist Eili-Kaija Kuusniemi for instance its label.

Le Goûter is the second launch in The Whiskymaker’s Editions vary, following the release of a Colheita Port-cask finished single malt final September. Every bottling within the assortment departs from the distillery’s Sherry-forward type to permit for ‘inventive freedom’ in its whisky manufacturing.

“The Whiskymaker’s Editions conjure up treasured reminiscences, create alternatives to generate new ones, and push boundaries via the artwork of whisky,” mentioned Gandhi.

“Like each Le Goûter second, presentation is the whole lot. That’s the reason we teamed up with artist Eili-Kaija Kuusniemi to mirror the story behind the whisky in luscious watercolours and a contemporary and free-spirited type.”

In step with the bottling’s patisserie theme, the whisky is alleged to supply notes of crème anglaise and jasmine, plus a contact of pear, citrus zest and freshly baked madeleines.

It’s accessible to buy at Harvey Nichols shops in Knightsbridge, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol and Edinburgh, in addition to via, priced at RRP £99.50 (US$140).

In Might, The Lakes mentioned it anticipated production growth of 70% for its single malts within the coming yr.

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