Rum-finished whiskey fans are heading to want to make it a precedence to get their fingers on the latest release from the Glenlivet: Caribbean Reserve.
The reasonably priced new bottle, which is out right now, is a non-age assertion bottling of Glenlivet one malt, finished selectively in previous Caribbean rum casks before bottling. The whisky is, in accordance to Glenlivet, “sweet and smooth… with hints of tropical fruits, honey and cinnamon.”
Rum cask finishes are turning out to be a standard among the largest names in Scotch whisky. Though Balvenie, for occasion, has long had the 14-calendar year-old expression of Caribbean Cask in its main line, other models have considering that joined, including very last year’s release of Dewar’s Caribbean Sleek, which was also introduced as an reasonably priced scotch whisky aimed at the cocktail sector.
Just a handful of new Glenlivet’s merchandise have hit cabinets in the very last ten years. The technique for the very last several a long time has, for the most element, tended towards impactful, but limited releases, including the cryptically made Alpha and Cipher bottles, which have been deliberately mysterious in their make-up.
So a long term, reasonably priced addition to the main line is a welcome address for the brand’s enthusiasts. “At The Glenlivet we are constantly hunting at new strategies to take a look at diverse flavours to split old whisky conventions,” said Glenlivet Master Distiller Alan Winchester in a assertion shared with Men’s Journal. “After experimenting with Cognac casks in the past, it seemed only pure that we would set our sights on other cask experiments and rum barrels have been future. By bringing rum barrels and Scotch jointly for the initial time in our historical past, we have introduced some bold and tropical Caribbean flavours to our standard Speyside fashion.”
There is some uncertainty about irrespective of whether this will discover its house mainly as a neat pour or a cocktail ingredient, but as Glenlivet is sharing its own cocktail recipes, we’re open up to the two. One particular you get your fingers on a bottle, here’s the initial consume to consider, under.
Caribbean Mai Tai
- one ½ sections The Glenlivet Caribbean Reserve
- ¾ element lime juice
- ½ element orange syrup
- ½ element Triple Sec
- Mix The Glenlivet Reserve Caribbean Reserve, lime juice, orange syrup and Triple Sec in a cocktail shaker.
- Fill with ice.
- Shake vigorously for twenty seconds.
- Pressure into an ice-crammed rocks glass.
- Garnish with mint and an orange slice and take pleasure in.
The new Glenlivet Caribbean Reserve is readily available nationwide right now $35. You can buy it on Drizly, as effectively as through ReserveBar for simple delivery. Glenlivet has incorporated an offer code courtesy of ReserveBar for you to also increase a glass: (Provide CODE: SCOTCH $five – for $five off).