Three new Glasgow 1770 Limited Edition Releases AnnouncedMonday 15th November 2021
Today we're excited to reveal three new limited edition releases of Glasgow 1770 Single Malt Scotch Whisky
These new releases consist of three different whisky styles finished in three different cask types which have been sourced from three different countries. These are an Unpeated Ruby Port Cask Finish; a Triple Distilled Tokaji Cask Finish and a Peated Sauternes Cask Finish.
Each limited edition release is individually numbered and is available here at 10am on Thursday 18th of November.
The ‘Ruby Port Cask Finish’ has an outturn of 467 bottles at 56.2% ABV, ‘Tokaji Cask Finish’ has an outturn of 380 bottles at 53% ABV, and ‘Sauternes Cask Finish’ has an outturn of 486 bottles at 53.7% ABV.
Each bottle comes with in-depth detail of the whisky within to showcase the true journey of the spirit from the malt variety used to the distillation style, original cask filling, type of finishing cask used and final bottling date.
Non-chill filtered and natural in colour, as is the standard for all Glasgow 1770 Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, these three limited edition releases are a true representation of The Glasgow Distillery’s innovative and experimental approach to whisky-making.
Liam Hughes, CEO and Co-founder of the distillery commented:
“Something that sets us apart from most other distilleries is that we make three very distinct styles of single malt whisky at The Glasgow Distillery. Unpeated, peated and triple distilled spirit is a key feature of our annual production calendar and is characterised within our Glasgow 1770 Signature Range.
“With these three limited edition releases, we’re showcasing the incredible flexibility and versatility of our single malt by combining the different spirit styles with a range of interesting casks that we have been experimenting with at the distillery over the past couple of years.
“I’m really proud to be able to offer these three releases as an insight into what we get to see every day working at the distillery – innovation, experimentation and above all a commitment to quality. I hope everyone who makes a purchase chooses to open and enjoy these really interesting expressions.”
Mike Hayward, Co-founder, and Director of Distillery & Brands, commented on the different wine casks used to finish these three new releases:
“We’re excited to offer our customers a glimpse ‘behind-the-curtain’ and into the experimentations and cask-finishing trials we have been running recently. We have a really passionate and well-informed core customer base and I’m intrigued to see their reaction to these new expressions.
“The ‘Ruby Port Cask Finish’ balances our sweet and fruity unpeated spirit with lovely notes of strawberries and cream, complete with a sweet spicy finish of pink peppercorns, all gained from the fresh Ruby Port Cask.
“The Triple Distilled ‘Tokaji Cask Finish’ uses this wonderfully decadent Hungarian dessert wine cask to impart sweet and honeyed notes combined with hints of toffee apples, poached pears and apricot preserve to the already vibrant and smooth triple distilled spirit.
“The ‘Sauternes Cask Finish’ perfectly rounds off our peated whisky in this fantastic French dessert wine cask to give great complexity and notes of sweet and smoky BBQ sauce, toffee and salted caramel with a deep earthy finish. Definitely one for any peat-heads.”
Glasgow 1770 Limited Edition: ‘Ruby Port Cask Finish’, ‘Tokaji Cask Finish’ and ‘Sauternes Cask Finish’ will be available directly and exclusively from here at 10am on the 18th of November 2021.
Each release is restricted to two bottles per person with shipping expected to take place from 6th December 2021.
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