Myken Arctic Single Malt – Peated Sherry 2019

RELEASE-DATE: November 1, 2019

ALCOHOL STRENGTH: 47 % ABV

AGE: 3 years

BOTTLE SIZE: 500 ml

# OF BOTTLES: 550

PACKAGING: Bottle only

No colour added, no chill filtration

ARTICLE NUMBER, VINMONOPOLET: 11378502

PRICE, VINMONOPOLET: kr. 899,-

INGREDIENTS

Yeast: Safspirit M-1 distiller’s yeast

Malt: Castle Maltings, «Whisky Malt”, 35 ppm phenols

Process water: Desalinated sea water (reverse osmosis) from Myken municipal water plant

Cooling water: Sea water pumped directly from the ocean

Batch size: 125 kg malt / 680 L wort

BATCHES: 34 til 56

Average fermentation time: 96 hours
Distilling dates: August 3 – August 11, 2016
Average distillation time, low wines: 6,8 hours
Average distillation time, hearts: 4,9 hours
Cut point, head to heart: 3-10 minutes (average: 8 minutes)
Cut point, heart to tails: 58,0-58,4 % ABV

CASKS FOR MATURATION

CASK 1:

Date of cask filling:  August 11, 2016
Date of cask emptying:  August 24, 2019

40-litre ex-Sherry cask (“seasoned” – Oloroso), 1st-fill, cask number: 047/16 (M66)
Strength at filling: 63,5 % ABV
Strength at emptying: 63,5 % ABV
Volume emptied: 32,8 L
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

 

CASK 2:

Date of cask filling: August 11, 2016
Date of cask emptying: August 24, 2019

40-litre ex-Sherry cask (“seasoned” – Oloroso), 1st-fill, cask number: 048/16 (M67)
Strength at filling: 63,5 % ABV
Strength at emptying: 63,5 % ABV
Volume emptied: 17,9 L
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

 

CASK 3:

Date of cask filling:  August 11, 2016
Date of cask emptying:  August 24, 2019

40-litre ex-Sherry cask (“seasoned” – Oloroso), 1st-fill, cask number: 049/16 (M68)
Strength at filling: 63,5 % ABV
Strength at emptying: 63,3 % ABV
Volume emptied: 32,2 L

Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

CASK 4:

Date of cask filling:  August 11, 2016
Date of cask emptying:  August 24, 2019

40-litre ex-Sherry cask (“seasoned” – Oloroso), 1st-fill, cask number: 050/16 (M69)
Strength at filling:  63,5 % ABV
Strength at emptying: 63,3 % ABV
Volume emptied:  22,6 L
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

 

CASK 5:

Date of cask filling:  August 11, 2016
Date of cask emptying: August 24, 2019

40-litre ex-Sherry cask (“seasoned” – Oloroso), 1st-fill, cask number: 051/16 (M70)
Strength at filling:  63,5 % ABV
Strength at emptying: 63,3 % ABV
Volume emptied: 31,6 L
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

 

CASK 6:

Date of cask filling:  August 11, 2016
Date of cask emptying:  August 24, 2019

40-litre ex-Sherry cask (“seasoned” – Oloroso), 1st-fill, cask number: 052/16 (M71)
Strength at filling:  63,5 % ABV
Strength at emptying:  64,0 % ABV
Volume emptied:  34,4 L
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

 

CASK 7:

Date of cask filling:  August 11, 2016
Date of cask emptying:  August 24, 2019

40-litre ex-Sherry cask (“seasoned” – Oloroso), 1st-fill, cask number: 053/16 (M110)
Strength at filling:  63,5 % ABV
Strength at emptying:  63,5 % ABV
Volume emptied:  33,8 L
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

 

Diluted to 47 % ABV before bottling, with desalinated sea water from the Myken municipal water plant.

 

“Married” in a steel tank for about 3 weeks before bottling.

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