Killowen - The Dalriadan - Part 1 - 11 Year Old - Blended Malt - 57.5% abv - 50mlRegular price $25.47
The Dalriadan is a truly innovative expression. It is a blended malt made up of 11 year old malts from the North of Ireland and Islay in Scotland. The blend is; 40% comprised of double distilled peated malt, matured exclusively in ex-bourbon hogsheads, while the remaining 60% is comprised of an 11 year old malt from a County Antrim distillery, which was finished for three years in Oloroso Butts.
It is limited to only 386 500ml bottles. A very exclusive release.
Killowen Official Tasting Notes:
Nose Fruit Salad Sweets at the start, then with apricot, Lemon and Pineapple coming to the fore, not forgetting the Atlantic turf fire in the background.
Palate Crumbley Wensleydale, that wensleydale you get with fruit, maybe bits of dried apricot, lemon and maybe even buts of blueberry if it was ever made that way.
Finish This for us, is where the whiskey champions itself, yes there is cigar leaf but there seems to be a powdery texture among that deep peaty smoke and very herbal but again with that citrus crumbly cheese.
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