Spirit of St. Kilian Batch 7: Last edition of the distillery’s young spirits series before the first single malt whisky will be released
The “Lucky Seven” was created together with fans of the German St. Kilian
The bottlings of young distillery in Rüdenau. Different types of , different times of , sometimes peated, sometimes unpeated - the aromatic range of the six Spirits of St. Kilian published so far is wide. The now released seventh release is a batch of different types of casks, selected by Mario Rudolf and his colleague Pat Hock, assisted by five whisky fans. Being part of the process to design a new – it was an especial and valuable experience for the winners of a fan competition.spirits, presented as "Spirit of St. Kilian", want to give a preview of what we can expected of the from the
"Lucky Seven" was matured in virgin oak, Bourbon and Sherry casks
This seventh batch of the Spirit of St. Kilian is a special one: malt spirit from three , one cask, one Oloroso and one American cask, distilled in 2016 and 2017, were batched and released as a limited edition of 4,600 bottles of 0.35 liters at 44% , uncolored and unchill-filtered. The name is "Lucky Seven", the statement 22 months. The next bottling of the St. Kilian Distillery is announced for May 2019 and will be their first .
Producer’s tasting notes for the Spirit of St. Kilian Batch 7
: golden honey
Nose: Batch 7 starts gently with sweet garden fruits and warm, malted malt in the glass. After a few minutes patient will discover chocolate flavors, butterscotch popcorn, vanilla and fine woody notes.
Palate: Creamy and full-bodied the aroma starts with ripe apples and pears, sweet vanilla and a little piece of freshly baked banana bread. Heavy fruity aromas of sherry, sultanas and butterscotch develop. Finenotes and a subtle spice are present for a grand finale.
finish is long and creates a sweet and spicy finale with fruity accents, notes of applesauce, white pepper and oak.: The
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