Whether or not you might be simply beginning your journey as a whisky appreciator or a connoisseur, Whisky Journey might be one expertise that shouldn’t be missed. In its third version, Whisky Journey 2022 guarantees to showcase over 20 exhibitors who might be bringing greater than 100 whisky expressions to the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Conference Centre between 2 to three December, 2022.
A must-visit for any whisky fans, the two-day occasion brings collectively a number of the world’s most unique expressions and is a gathering place for like-minded followers to share of their love for the “water of life”. With a plethora of whiskies on-site, beginning the journey might be tough so we’ve got put collectively an inventory of the 5 whiskies it’s best to maintain a watch out for at Whisky Journey 2022.
Tomatin 1993 Cask 6810 for one hundred and twenty fifth Anniversary
Personally chosen by Grasp Distiller Graham Eunson in 1993 to rejoice the distillery’s one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary, the whisky was laid right down to mature in an Oloroso Sherry Cask. Utilizing such a cask is paying homage to how the distillery first began in 1897. The nostril is initially very mushy; on the palate, the distinctive flavours of Oloroso Sherry Cask surge earlier than aromas of espresso liqueur, flamed orange, caramel and black walnut bitters take over in a daring transfer. The whisky’s advanced profile additional expands to incorporate natural notes of pipe tobacco and eucalyptus, adopted by European Oak spice, toffee and darkish chocolate. The end is deep and wealthy.
Currach Umeshu Cask Whisky Journey unique
The Currach Single Malt Irish Whiskey is likely one of the most modern on this checklist as it’s completed in a seaweed charred cask. This distinctive whiskey was conceptualised throughout Whisky Journey 2021 by Patrick Shelly, the proprietor of Currach Irish Whiskey. This 12 months, the distillery is proud to convey its creation to guests: the primary and solely Umeshu cask end Irish Whiskey.
Constituted of pure Irish malted barley, the triple-distilled malt Irish whiskey was initially matured in 1st stuffed American oak ex-bourbon barrel after which transferred to an Atlantic Kombu seaweed charred virgin American oak cask. For Whisky Journey 2022, a particular bottling is put aside the place extra ending in a cask seasoned with distinctive Umeshu from the Hyōgo area in Japan is used as a restricted version. A must-try for the occasion!
Springbank 21-year-old & 25-year-old
Springbank is a famend distillery that continues to be the one one which malt, distils, matures and bottles its whisky on the identical web site. The artwork of whisky-making at Springbank largely follows the normal strategies because the instruments used are primarily from the outdated days when the distillery first began. As with the world’s present obsession with the “outdated world”, Springbank’s basic type has garnered a lot consideration as its bottles of whisky have seen costs hovering shut to 5 occasions its authentic.
In Whiskey Journey 2022, the distillery will convey out two prized possessions: the 21-year-old and the 25-year-old. These uncommon expressions are up for poll at a gorgeous worth and are positively a collector’s merchandise in the course of the occasion.
One of many Asian distilleries in the course of the occasion comes from the Home of Suntory. The Japanese whisky maker’s Yamazaki vary has taken whiskies from the Land of the Rising Solar to a degree taking part in subject with its counterpart in Scotland. The completely different palate profiles additionally prompted a paradigm shift within the appreciation of the liquor. This nearly century-old legacy continues, and now a brand new assortment has been birthed: Ao whisky. Suntory’s philosophy in whisky-making lives on on this new spirit and pays homage to the oceans that join whisky’s 5 nice traditions. Ao is a mix of Irish, Scottish, Canadian, American and Japanese.
Regardless of its multi-faceted nature, Ao is layered in excellent concord the place stability is achieved and every custom comes via naturally when tasting. At Whisky Journey 2022, be the primary to witness the launch of this distinctive mix.
Bruichladdich Black Artwork Version 10.1: 29 Aged Years
Whereas many distillers have made it to bottle their treasured liquids in clear glass, Bruichladdich takes the alternative stance. Its whisky is housed in a black bottle, away from prying eyes who try to take a sneak peek. The favored Black Artwork sequence from the distillery has grow to be an enigma for a lot of whisky followers throughout the globe as aside from the classic alone being revealed, the whisky has no different data. This “mysterious attract”, as many would put it, is what captured the eye of scores of whiskey lovers. Making its look this Whisky Journey 2022 is the tenth version, Black Artwork Version 10. Nothing is understood about this whisky, not even its sort of barley and cask used. Make sure to head over to Bruichladdich’s sales space to uncover this thriller whisky.
Friday, 2 December 2022, 3pm to 11pm
Saturday, 3 December 2022, 12pm to 11pm
Marina Bay Sands
Sands Expo and Conference Centre, Stage 4 (Peony Ballroom)
From now until 1 December 2022
1-Day Cross — S$38
2-Day Cross — S$68
On 2-3 December 2022
Door tickets at S$55
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