Myken Arctic Single Malt – Hungarian Touch 2019

RELEASE-DATE: July 5, 2019

ALCOHOL STRENGTH: 47 % ABV

AGE: 3 years, 10 months

BOTTLE SIZE: 500 ml

# OF BOTTLES: 1200

PACKAGING: Bottle only

No colour added, no chill filtration

ARTICLE NUMBER, VINMONOPOLET: 11075802

PRICE, VINMONOPOLET: kr. 799,-

INGREDIENTS

Yeast:

Safspirit M-1 distiller’s yeast (batch 34-44)
Safbrew WB-06 brewer’s yeast (batch 45-49)
Safale S-04 brewer’s yeast (batch 50-54)
Safbrew T-58  brewer’s yeast (batch 55-56)

Malt: Weyermann, Premium Pilsner Malt, extra hell

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 / 670-690 L wort

BATCHES: 34 til 56

Average fermentation time: 94,9 hours
Distilling dates: May 28 – July 28, 2015
Average distillation time, low wines: 7,4 hours
Average distillation time, hearts: 4,0 hours
Cut point, head to heart: 10-30 minutes (average: 16,6 minutes)
Cut point, heart to tails: 58,0-60,0 % ABV

CASKS FOR MATURATION

CASK 1:

Date of cask filling:  July 8, 2015
Date of cask emptying: May 27, 2019

200-litre ex-Bourbon cask from Maker’s Mark, 1st-fill, cask number: 009/15 (M15)
Strength at filling: 62,3 % ABV
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

 

CASK 2:

Date of cask filling: July 12, 2015
Date of cask emptying: May 27, 2019

200-litre ex-Bourbon cask from Maker’s Mark, 1st-fill, cask number: 010/15 (M16)
Strength at filling: 61,3 % ABV
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

 

CASK 3:

Date of cask filling: May 20, 2016
Date of cask emptying: May 27, 2019

200-litre ex-Bourbon cask from Heaven Hill, 1st-fill, cask number: 023/16 (M50)
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control.

Cask 3 was filled from the following casks:

 

CASK 3A:
Date of cask filling: July 19, 2015
Date of cask emptying: May 20, 2016

50-litre virgin Hungarian oak, heavy toast, cask number: 011/15 (M17)
Strength at  filling: 62,4 % ABV
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control. 

 

CASK 3B:
Date of cask filling:
 July 19, 2015
Date of cask emptying: May 20, 2016

50-litre virgin Hungarian oak, heavy toast, cask number: 012/15 (M18)
Strength at filling: 62,4 % ABV
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control. 

 

CASK 3C:
Date of cask filling:
July 20 – August 2, 2015
Date of cask emptying: May 20, 2016

50-litre virgin Hungarian oak, heavy toast, cask number: 013/15 (M19)
Strength at filling: 62,4 % ABV
Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control. 

 

CASK 3D:
Date of cask filling:
July 30, 2015
Date of cask emptying: May 20, 2016

50-litre virgin Hungarian oak, heavy toast, cask number: 015/15 (M21)
Strength at filling: 69,5 % ABV
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 14 days before bottling.

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