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Darkness! Bruichladdich 12 Year Pedro Ximénez Cask Finish

Single Malt

Darkness! // Islay, Scotland

community rating

4.17
4 out of 5 stars
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Darkness! is a range of whiskies sourced by Maverick Drinks, a UK spirits distributor representing craft spirits from the US and Europe. These whiskies are aged in bespoke 50L barrels which use staves from former sherry butts (which are usually 500L).

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This provides more whisky-to-barrel contact. The sherry barrel used here was a former Pedro Ximénez barrel, a dessert-style sherry; the 12 Year Bruichladdich spent over three months in the barrel before bottling at 111.

Darkness! is a range of whiskies sourced by Maverick Drinks, a UK spirits distributor representing craft spirits from the US and Europe. These whiskies are aged in bespoke 50L barrels which use staves from former sherry butts (which are usually 500L). This provides more whisky-to-barrel contact. The sherry barrel used here was a former Pedro Ximénez barrel, a dessert-style sherry; the 12 Year Bruichladdich spent over three months in the barrel before bottling at 111.2 proof.

  • age
    12 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
    55.6
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    finished in Pedro Ximenez casks
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