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Spirit of HVEN

Spirit of HVEN
MerCurious Corn Whisky

Category: Swedish Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 45.6%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$40

Spirit of HVEN
MerCurious Corn Whisky

Category: Swedish Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 45.6%
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of sea salt on toffee, caramel on orange with vanilla, honey baked apple and bee pollen, and freshly baked honey wheat loaf with a round, vibrant, dry medium body and a peppery, engaging, medium-long finish that shows nuances of coffee cake, vanilla cream corn, marzipan, and toasted brioche. A lovely Whisky with good depth and complexity of flavors; simple enough to drink, yet complex enough to pore over.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: sea salt on toffee, caramel on orange with vanilla, honey baked apple and bee pollen, and freshly baked honey wheat loaf
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of coffee cake, vanilla cream corn, marzipan, and toasted brioche
Smoothness Smoothness: Peppery
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat, on the rocks and with cigars
Cocktail Cocktails: Whiskey Sour, Whiskey Smash
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A lovely Whisky with good depth and complexity of flavors; simple enough to drink, yet complex enough to pore over.

The Importer

Preiss Imports, LLC

The Importer
432 Maple Street, Suite 4
Ramona, CA 92065
USA
1 760-789-9000

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Serve in a Glencairn Ganadian Whisky Glass
Whisky has only been produced in Sweden since 1999 when Macmyra first began distilling. Since then a handful of single malt producers have popped up in the country that previously had no tradition of making whisky. Inspired by Scotland's single malts but decidedly Swedish in grain selection and use of oak, these whiskys are an interesting drink to seek out.