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Welsh whisky distillery Penderyn is introducing two thrilling, new single barrel whiskies to the U.S. market in very restricted portions with each owing their distinctive character to Portuguese wine casks. The primary is 6 years previous, aged first in Buffalo Hint Bourbon casks after which completed in Tawny Port casks. Sadly, we don’t get to attempt that one right now, however they did ship us a pattern of a 6-year-old whisky that was aged in Buffalo Hint Bourbon casks and completed in Moscatel de Setúbal wine casks. It’s bottled at barrel energy. Let’s see how it’s.
To start, it’s a phenomenal whisky, pouring darkish amber orange within the glass, and the nostril is gorgeous with daring orange zest, peach, honey, and floral notes. The primary sip jolted me: That is barrel proof whisky, and it’s scorching! However together with the warmth comes a burst of orange citrus and honey. Including water, the nostril additionally exhibits some caramel and appears much more built-in. Taking one other sip, I added nonetheless extra water. Lastly I might recognize the complicated palate, which exhibits calmly candy orange together with apricot, honey, and a contact of hazelnut. The end is lengthy and drying, introducing a touch of cocoa. Deep and candy, this can be a nice after-dinner whisky that has a variety of character. Don’t be afraid so as to add water. It may stand as much as rather a lot and retains delivering all the identical.
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