Product of: United Kingdom
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Released in December 2012, Orkney Bere has been matured for 8 years in American oak ex-bourbon barrels. The 5,800 bottles made available were bottled without chill-filtration of caramel colouring. However, this malt is notable for being distilled from Bere, an ancient variety of barley. Read more
Sampled on 08/12/2012
Clear, mid golden (haze with water).
Musty, cork-like hay bales, nuts, apple and grape juice with faint blackcurrant.
Initially slightly sweet turning salty with wine-like notes, subtle oak and mixed nuts.
Long, lingering barley water and salty spice.
Closure: Natural cork stopper