July 2021 – thewhiskyof.today

Kirker & Gerer Shamrock Irish Whiskey

A triple distilled blended whiskey from Belfast’s Kirker & Greer, a marriage of both grain and malt whiskies that have been rested in first-fill bourbon casks.
Shamrock has aromas of toffee apples, buttery croissants, brown sugar, marmalade and white flowers.
The palate offers notes of caramel milk chocolate, honeyed apples, white peppers and creamy vanilla.

The blend consists of whiskey from four different regions  Leinster, Ulkster, munster, connacht,
Its a mix of first fill bourbon barrels and oloroso barrel (5,8%) there is also 2.8 % peated malt in this blend.

Helsing Dry Gin

Helsing dry gin is a small batch produced gin made in Helsingborg, Sweden.
It’s a Juniper focused gin with some extra push on the coriander and citrus notes in the final product.
The distillery Lilla Spritfabriken produces other stuff too like akvavit and punch.

The Helsing dry gin first launched on systembolaget in sweden 3 may and has been sold out because of it popularity.
Their batches are really small with only 300 bottle a time and is done manually by hand. After the destillation the spirit is
80% abv and then watered down to 43% ABV.

Beautiful label and very interesting to try more from micro distilleries like this one!