Two new Bimber Single Cask Editions

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One peated, one unpeated, but both matured in PX sherry casks


The London-based Bimber Distillery was founded in 2015 and released the first whisky in September 2019 (we reported). Since then, various small-batch and some single cask editions have been released. Kirsch Import has now presented two single cask bottlings from Bimber especially for the German market: Each of the whiskies was matured in a Pedro Ximénez sherry cask.

One major difference makes a direct comparing tasting very appealing: The whisky for the Bimber Pedro Ximénez Sherry Cask #456 was produced from unpeated malt, while the Bimber Pedro Ximénez Sherry Cask #458 is based on peated malt. Bimber has only been offering peated whisky since spring 2023. Bimber takes the peat from Aberdeenshire to London to smoke the malt in a specially built kiln.

Both Bimber Single Casks for Germany are currently available in limited quantities in the online shop. Both were neither chill-filtered nor coloured and bottled at cask strength.

Bimber Pedro Ximénez Sherry Cask #456 offers 59.2% vol, a total of 280 bottles have been released. Bimber Pedro Ximénez Sherry Cask #458 - Peated resulted in 283 bottles with an alcohol strength of 59.4% vol.

Images: Kirsch Import


About the author Petra Milde

Petra Milde is a freelance author of books and specialist writing about spirits and food. She has been supporting the editorial team since 2015 and creates informative and entertaining articles in the news section.

Besides her writing work, she moderates tastings and can be met at spirits fairs, both behind the stands and in front of them, looking for new products and interesting people to talk to.