AROUND THE WORLD IN BROWN SPIRITS - 3 bottles
Irish Whiskey production goes back to sometime in the 12th c. The earliest Scotch record dates to the late 15th c. Japan’s whisky industry began in the 20th century and has come a long way since then. These 3 selections give an opportunity to explore one from each country.
The Glenturret Highland Scotch Whisky
A selection from Scotland’s oldest working distillery. Until 2019 it was owned by Edrington, a company that also owns The Macallan, The Glenrothes, Highland Park, and The Famous Grouse. Production is small and remains artisanal, a true craft spirit.
Clonakilty Irish Whiskey
The Scully family have farmed along West Cork’s coast for eight generations. They opened Clonakilty Distillery in March 2019 and produce an exceptional range of benchmark premium Irish Whiskeys.
Golden Horse Bushu Blended Japanese Whisky
A terrific whisky, one of the best blended Asian whiskies, made by Toashuzo which produced its first Sakes in 1625. Just over 300 years on they diversified into whisky. The company is based in the city of Hanyu in Saitama Prefecture which includes the GTA – aka the Greater Tokyo Area.