Floki Mead Cask: Icelandic Whisky with Mead Cask Finish
Viking honey wine kissed
With its Double Wood Reserve editions, the Icelandic Eimverk single malt whisky, which was matured in different casks, with a varying selection from batch to batch. The first usually takes place in casks that had previously held Floki Young , the casks differ: for the first edition, stout casks from an Icelandic brewery were chosen, last year two editions followed, an Oloroso Sherry Finish and a Birch Wood Finish.presents
With the Floki Mead Cask, Eimverk now presents a three-year Double Wood Reserve that was finished in a mead after having been matured (one cask pre-filled with Sheep Dung Young Malt and one cask pre-filled with classic Floki Young Malt were used). The Floki Mead Cask was at 45% , uncolored and un-chillfiltred.
The aroma and cask gives the a wonderful aroma: honey, various spices and the typical Floki aroma of fresh hay flow into the nose. The honey is as well striking on the tongue, an oily mouthfeel is accompanied by a strong flavor with toffee and some fruit. The finish is long, spicy honey that develops into fresh mocha.”is described as follows: “The mead
Since 2009, the Eimverk Distillery has been producing spirits from locally grown . In addition to the Floki Whisky, which is available as an un-smoky and a smoky variant, the VOR Gin and the VITI Aquavit are also internationally recognized.
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