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Spirit of HVEN

Spirit of HVEN
Old Hare Blended Swedish Whisky

Category: Swedish Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 40.4%
Certified Organic
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$30

Spirit of HVEN
Old Hare Blended Swedish Whisky

Category: Swedish Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: Sweden
Alcohol: 40.4%
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of smoky underbrush, mesquite grilled cherries, rubber mallet, and old copper pipes with a satiny, lively, dry medium body and a tingling, elegant, medium-length finish that shows accents of cherry syrup on copper, smoked meat, grilled herbs and medium bodied tobacco, and smoky honey fruit and grains. Fascinating and complex flavors that make for a rich and interesting nose and palate.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: smoky underbrush, mesquite grilled cherries, rubber mallet, and old copper pipes
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of cherry syrup on copper, smoked meat, grilled herbs and medium bodied tobacco, and smoky honey fruit and grains
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Whiskey Sour, Whiskey Smash
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Fascinating and complex flavors that make for a rich and interesting nose and palate.

The Importer

Preiss Imports, LLC

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

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Swedish Whisky

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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.