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Glengoyne Wetlands Single Cask Release


25th October 2021
Glengoyne release First Fill European Oak Sherry Hogshead Single Cask whisky in partnership with the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust with proceeds of the whisky going to the WWT.

Glengoyne Wetlands Single Cask No. 1259 10 Year OldAhead of COP 26 in Glasgow, Scotland, Glengoyne distillery commissioned a report to highlight the Effects Of Climate Change on the Scotch Whisky Industry and the pressing need for all industries and individuals to come together to combat climate change.

As one of Scotlandís most awarded distilleries for sustainability initiatives, Glengoyne is announcing the launch of a special new release, the Glengoyne Wetlands Single Cask, which recognises the distilleryís ongoing relationship with the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust which began in 2011, the release commemorates 10 years since the Scottish whisky distillery became the first to adopt a wetlands facility for liquid waste.

The Glengoyne Wetlands Single Cask 10 Year Old was distilled on the 17th August 2011, the same year the on-site wetlands at the distillery were created, it was matured for 10 years in Cask No. 1259, a First Fill European Oak Sherry Hogshead cask and it has been bottled at 59.1% ABV, non chill-filtered and naturally coloured.

The Glengoyne Wetlands Single Cask No. 1259 produced only 300 bottles which have been bottled in partnership with the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, with the proceeds from the sale of each bottle going towards the creation of more wetlands across the UK.

The Glengoyne Wetlands Single Cask will be available to purchase via the Glengoyne website for £120 from today, 25th October, with profits from the sale of each bottle supporting the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trustís Blue Recovery project.

You will find also find Glengoyne's current whisky range available from specialist online whisky retailers such as The Whisky Exchange, Amazon and Master of Malt
 

Glengoyne Wetlands Single Cask Release Review


Producer's Tasting Notes:

Nose: Dark brown sugar, red apples, treacle, warm spice.

Taste: Sweet and spicy, toffee apples, treacle, dried mixed fruit, liquorice, cloves.

Finish: Soft Oak and spice.
 

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