Kinahans The Kasc Project Blended Whiskey

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5060251913578
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

Composition

C02 injected? No
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alc./vol: 43%

Proof: 86°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Certificate

The Kasc Project explores previously untried methods of aging whiskey in hybrid casks, in the case of batch #1 a blend of grain and malted barley matured in casks constructed using staves from five different trees: Portuguese oak, American oak, French oak, Hungarian oak and chestnut.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 30/10/2019

Appearance:

(sample bottle Batch #01). Clear, golden amber.

Aroma:

Pencil shavings, nutmeg, vanilla, honey and clove with pineapple, stewed apple and raisins.

Taste:

Dry charred oak, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla fudge and caramel with raisin, fig, dried pineapple, aniseed, citrus and chocolate.

Aftertaste:

Long, dry, heavily oak influenced finish with more Christmassy spice and dried fruits.

Overall:

A relatively young whiskey with a maturity beyond its years in cask produce a whisky with upfront toasted oak, cinnamon and clove spice overwhelming dried, citrus and tropical fruit.

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