St. Kilian Signature Edition Three starts the distillery’s smoky whisky chapter
The thirdfrom Rüdenau was launched at the Interwhisky in Frankfurt
With their third single malt whisky release, the St. Kilian distillery fulfills their fans' hope for a smoky : Following the unpeated editions One and Two, the St. Kilian Signature Edition Three plays the game of the .
It’s not an outbursting smoky experience made by 100% heavily peated , but St. Kilian decided to create a a composition of Scottish peated malt and unpeated German Pilsner Malt. “This mix produces a spicy, medium-strong smoke intensity of the whisky, with a phenol content of the malt of 38 which still leaves air for further," Mario Rudolf is quoted in a press release.
Matured in American oak only
whisky for the St. Kilian Signature Edition Three. These were mainly (94%) 190-liter casks , which formerly contained , and to a much smaller amount of 6% 50-liter ex- from Texas craft Garrison Brothers of which Mario Rudolf is always very enthusiastic: "We love the barrels of the Garrison Brothers simply because they bring so much character in the spirit - especially vanilla, caramel and spicy accents."hosted the
At the Interwhisky in Frankfurt, the St.Kilian Signature Edition Three had its premiere and is now available in stores - as long as the stock oflimited to 6,300 bottles will last. It was with 50% , uncolored and unchill-filtered. The Three is presents stylishly in the Pot-Still-like bottle known from the One and Two, but this time the it not held in black, but shows up in a white design.
Official tasting notes for the St. Kilian Three
Appearance: bright golden yellow Nose: Warm campfire smoke combines with ripe pear, sweet caramel cream, fine vanilla, roasted malt and a slight note of sage.
: Exciting tingling with fresh citrus notes surrounded by pleasantly spicy and grilled Mediterranean herbs - while minerally fresh with a hint of caramel, vanilla and .
peat smoke, licorice with a little lemon peel.: Medium length with spicy-light
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