Eden Mill Hip Flask Series No. 5
Eden Mill // Scotland
Eden Mill's very first single malt release launched on the 24th of April 2018, making it the first whisky to come out of St. Andrews in 160 years. The Hip Flask Series is a new addition to the distillery's portfolio. The series consists of seven different, 200ml bottles, each made using different types of malt and finished in a variety of oak casks. A total of 3,800 bottles were released for the entire series, at £25 per bottle. For Series No. 5 they use what they call a "Frankenstein malt bill" using a third each of brown & crystal malt, chocolate malt, and pale malt. Matured in a virgin American oak octave (50 liters).
Single MaltDistilled 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 Typevirgin American oak octave cask (50 liters)
"Here, the fifth installment in the Hip Flask series starts with pears, apples, and plums on the nose, before the palate delivers notes of pepper, Christmas cake, and malt. The finish is short, sweet, and warm with spice leading the way. "