Claxtons's - The Single Cask Summer Release 2018

21. Juli 2018 (mit Mail vom 20. Juli 2018 erreichte mich folgende Pressemitteilung von Pinkernells Berlin:


Claxtons's - The Single Cask Summer Release 2018: Lebhafte Whiskys - perfekt für den Sommer



Das Summer Release 2018 von "Claxtons's - The Single Cask" kommt unter dem Motto "Vibrant Whiskies Perfect for Summer" auf den deutschen Markt. Wie immer handelt es sich um Einzelfassabfüllungen, welche weder gefärbt noch kühlgefiltert sind. Ebenso ist jeder Whisky in Fassstärke abgefüllt worden. 


Als deutscher Importeuer für Claxton's freut sich Pinkernells Whisky Market Berlin, diese fünf Abfüllungen ab sofort im Groß- und Einzelhandel anbieten zu können. 




Eckdaten und Tasting Notes


ARRAN 1996 


Sherry Puncheon, 609 bottles

21y / 52,1 % abv / 0,7l

€ 120,-- (€ 171,43/l) 


Nose: Assertive Sherry notes, wood polish, bitter orange and pine resin wrapped up in apricot jam and apple sauce.
Palate: Savoury and dry. Candied orange peel, almonds and mild sandal wood giving the palate a vivacious profile.

Finish: Long. Flavours develop more sweetness with soft cooked apples, bubble gum with a trace of aniseed. 



Hogshead 324 bottles

20y / 52,3 % abv / 0,7l

€ 115,-- (€ 164,29/l) 

Nose: Fresh green tea, Cantaloupe melon and wild flowers enhanced with bitter chocolate and a chalky minerality.

Palate: Clean, fresh and vibrant spirit. Black tea, blackberry jam tarts, kiwi and fresh root ginger.

Finish: Long, subtle and varied. Beef jerky, dried tobacco leaves, sweet custard and marmalade. 



Hogshead, 341 bottles

6y / 57,2 % abv / 0,7l

€ 69,-- (€ 98,57/l) 


Nose: A deep Caol Ila spirit profile. Salted caramel, smoked salmon, wet driftwood and cooked apples.
Palate: Outrageously well developed! Candied apple, smoked almonds, seaweed, oat biscuits, baked pineapple, dark chocolate and much more.

Finish: Very lengthy and smoky. Hints of mezcal with sooty peat and lingering, soft TCP. 

RUADH MAOR (peated Glenturret) 2009

Hogshead, 327 bottles

9y / 60,1 % abv / 0,7l

€ 54,-- (€ 77,14/l) 


Nose: A unique, earthy, oily smoke supported by a host of barbeque aromas, sweet smoked paprika, wet iron, copper and roast potatoes.
Palate: Dry and spicy with charcoal smoke. Barbequed meats and honey cured ham sprinkled with fresh mint and thyme.

Finish: Long and multi-layered. Black smoke, orange bitters, spent coffee grinds, mint and new leather. 



1st-fill Bourbon Barrel, 245 bottles

9y / 55,9 % abv / 0,7l

€ 59,-- (€ 84,29/l) 


Nose: Malty, biscuity and sweet. Hobnobs, syrup and delicate vanilla lifted by subtle gooseberry and cooked lemon peel.
Palate: Soft fruit and wood spices strengthen the palate. Conference pears, more gooseberry, and buttered cinnamon toast.

Finish: Medium long. Icing sugar, spices and understated pine