Scapa Skiren

Single Malt

Scapa // Islands, Scotland

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

  • Avg. Rating

    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 210 )

Released in September 2015, Scapa Skiren is a no-age-statement single malt produced on the picturesque Orkney mainland. It's bottled at 80 proof after exclusive maturation in first-fill American oak, sourced from Tennessee and Kentucky. The distillery's claim to fame is the use of a barrel-shaped Lomond wash still that was invented in the 1950s and one of very few surviving ones, in combination with a pot still, during the distillation of their unpeated single malts.

  • age
  • abv
  • 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
    First-Fill American Oak

Tasting Notes

"Attractive aroma of cut, bruised apple parts, glazed with honey. After a while it becomes quite farmy, but notes of crisp apple cider and lemon peel remain. The palate gives a flavor of chocolate, before settling into very malty territory, with some bitter oak an cloves. Perfectly fine, accessible malt whiskey."

Remove ads, get access to upcoming features, and more with
Distiller Pro

Flavor Profile