Highland Park Cask Strength No. 1 Release
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Highland Park
  • Age NAS
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 63.3%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • floral
  • toffee
  • woody
  • smoky
  • citrus zest
  • raisin
  • peaty
  • rose
  • fruit

Highland Park

Cask Strength No. 1 Release (0.7l, 63.3%)

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You can get in on the ground floor with a first edition cask strength Highland Park Single Malt.

Highland Park is the most northerly distillery in Scotland on the Orkney Islands. Legend has it that it was founded by Whisky smuggler Magnus Eunson in the late 1700s and that he used his position as a church officer to conceal Whisky beneath the church pulpit. Don’t assume that "Highland Park" means their Whisky is made in the Highland style. In character, their Spirit is closer to a midpoint between Lowland and Islay Single Malts. Perhaps the most famous Whisky connoisseur of all time — journalist Michael Jackson — called Highland Park, "The greatest all-rounder in the world of Malt Whisky."

Some folks spend their days dreaming of getting in on the ground floor of the latest tech startup. Sure, that’d be great. But today’s cutting edge tech is just as likely to be tomorrow’s has-been. We think getting in on the first edition release of a classic Single Malt from a place that’s been making it for more than two hundred years is as close to a sure thing as you can get. Highland Park Cask Strength Release No. 1 is the classic Single Malt that has won raving fans and Golden awards year after year. It is aged predominantly in American ex-Sherry casks and delivered at a full cask strength of 63.3% ABV for the very first time. It’s poured into the bottles straight from the casks without chill-filtering or colorings.

  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Highland Park
  • Age NAS
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 63.3%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color
Brilliant Topaz

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aroma is nicely floral with heather and highland roses, butter toffee, and wood.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavor profile has a light peat smoke in the background with more toffee, citrus zest, sultanas, and summer fruits dancing on top.

Finish
The finish is long, earthy, warm, and a bit smoky.

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  • floral
  • toffee
  • woody
  • smoky
  • citrus zest
  • raisin
  • peaty
  • rose
  • fruit
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
The 'Valhalla' range of Highland Park is named after the Norse mythological gods.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
The 'Valhalla' range of Highland Park is named after the Norse mythological gods.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
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