CASK NO. CW1.1

A rocking chair whiskey

£77.50
  • ABV 61.6%
  • Age 11 years
  • DISTILLED DATE 31/5/2009
  • CASK TYPE New charred oak barrel
  • Outturn 1 of 248 bottles
  • REGION Kentucky
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Truly a rocking chair whiskey; imagine a hacienda-style ranch farmhouse, sitting on the porch and as far as the eye can see it is your land. The taste neat was superb – wonderfully smooth and sweet with a hint of eucalyptus. The poem ‘The Gum-Gatherer’ by Robert Frost came to mind – ‘the gum of the mountain spruce, he showed me lumps of the scented stuff…’ Diluted and yet another great American author Mark Twain - Tom Sawyer having to paint the fence of Aunt Polly. On the palate we are back in a rocking chair, now on board a Mississippi paddle steamer, reciting the poem ‘The Road Not Taken’. This mash bill consisted of 80% corn, 8 % rye & 12% malted barley.

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