Tasting Notes for Currach Single Malt Irish Whisky - Atlantic Kombu Seaweed, Sake Cask Finish Single Cask
The additional Sake cask finish adds delicate hints of sweet rice and floral fruits to the unique briny yet sweet maritime notes and green tea undertones that the Wakame charred casks provide.
The ‘Singapore Edition’, bottled for Friends of Quaich Bar, Currach Single Malt Irish Whiskey – Atlantic Wakame Seaweed, Sake Cask Finish, Cask Strength, Single Cask bottling is a world’s first for Irish Whiskey. Just 264 bottles.
Made from 100% Irish malted barley, it is a triple distilled single malt Irish whiskey, initially matured in 1st fill American oak ex-bourbon barrels before being finished in Atlantic Wakame seaweed charred virgin American oak casks. For this special bottling they have then given the whiskey an additional finishing in a cask seasoned with Tokubetsu Junmai Sake from the renowned Niigata region in Japan.
This limited-edition bottling is non-chill filtered, with no caramel colouring, and is bottled at natural cask strength.
Origin Spirits Ireland Ltd, creators of Kalak Single Malt Vodka and Ornabrak Single Malt Gin, are pioneers in avant-garde single malt spirits. Each product celebrates the best of Ireland’s terroir, tradition of distillation and spirit of creativity – This DNA transverses the portfolio. Each product is unique yet shares the same ‘Single Malt’ backbone. Each transports one on a sensory voyage to the heart of the Irish terroir.
Following the same ethos, Currach Single Malt Irish Whiskey is a true innovation in the whiskey world, and the first to be finished in seaweed charred casks – their first expression created using Irish Atlantic Kombu Kelp Seaweed and their second expression created using Atlantic Wakame Seaweed.
Producer An unnamed distillery for Origin Spirits Ireland Ltd Style Triple Distilled Single Malt Irish Whiskey Age No Age Statement Volume 70CL ABV 58.1%