Spirit of Hven Tycho's Star Single Malt

Peated Single Malt

Spirit of Hven // Sweden

community rating

3.75
3 out of 5 stars
( 15 )

Distilled from a mash of three different types of barley malt: pale ale, chocolate, and heavily-peated malt. It had a long fermentation (96 hours) using three types of yeast strains. It was double-distilled in copper pot-stills. The whisky was aged in three types of barrels: heavily-charred Quercus Muehlenbergii from Missouri, heavily-toasted Quercus Petraea from Allier, and medium-toasted Quercus Robur from Bourgogne (Burgundy). Bottled at 41.8% ABV with no chill filtration. The whisky is named for the island's most famous sons, an astronomer named Tycho Brahe (1546-1601).

  • age
    NAS
  • Cost
  • abv
    41.8
  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type
    American and European oak

Tasting Notes

"The nose is full of sweet peat and some peanuts. Ever so slightly beery. The flavor is moderate levels of roasted peated malt. Overall, the whisky is bittersweet and leaves your mouth with a swirl of peat smoke."

Score 83

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