Highland Park 12 Year Old Viking Honour Single Malt Scotch
About Highland Park 12 Year Old Viking Honour Single Malt Scotch
Hailing from the Highlands of Scotland, Highland Park 12 Year Old Viking Honour Single Malt Scotch is a premium scotch whisky that reflects the unrivaled heritage of its parent distillery. Each bottle is made from scratch in the Orkney Islands, one of the northernmost Scotches available, providing a hint of the seaward charm and rugged beauty of the region to each flavourful sip.
This magnificent drink embodies the rich history and bold spirit of the Viking culture; a nod to the islands' Nordic ancestry. It's carried by Curiada, the go-to marketplace for cocktail enthusiasts, where you can have it delivered right to your door in just 2-5 days! Crafted with the finest ingredients and aged to perfection, this whisky is a must-try for anyone looking to experience the legendary flavours of Highland Park.
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The Viking Honour 12 year old isn't just another Highland Park spirit – it represents an integral part of the distillery's core range, with each bottle representing a tribute to the Viking heritage that embodies spirit and passion. It's made using a unique process that involves burning locally sourced peat to dry the malted barley, giving the whisky a distinctive smoky flavor.
Highland Park 12 Year Old Viking Honour Single Malt Scotch offers a complex and layered flavor profile, with notes of heather honey, sherry, and a hint of peat smoke. It strikes an exquisite balance, with a sweetness that is elegantly set-off by the smoky undertones. The finish is long and warming, leaving an enduring aftertaste of oak and spice, a testament to its 12-year maturation in sherry-seasoned oak casks.
The Highland Park Old Fashioned. A twist on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail, this recipe features the Highland Park 12 Year Old Viking Honour Single Malt Scotch as its star component. A scotch-forward cocktail that any passionate cocktailing enthusiast would enjoy.
- 2 oz Highland Park 12 Year Old
- 1 tsp simple syrup
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- Orange peel, for garnish
- In a mixing glass, combine Highland Park 12 Year Old, simple syrup, and bitters.
- Add ice and stir until well-chilled.
- Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with an orange peel.
Highland Park 12 Year Old Viking Honour Single Malt Scotch is created with a blend of locally sourced peated and unpeated malted barley. This mix is then matured in American and European oak casks seasoned with sherry for a minimum of 12 years before being bottled at 43% ABV. Each phase of its creation is a testament to attention to detail and exceptional craftsmanship.
Overall, Highland Park 12 Year Old Viking Honour Single Malt Scotch is a truly unique whisky that offers a bold and complex flavor profile. Its rich history and exceptional craftsmanship make it perfect for celebratory sips, sharing with friends, or a quiet evening savoring alone. All it needs is a bottle, a glass, and you.
As one of the northernmost Scotches available, the unique location of the distillery gives the Highland Park 12 Year Old Viking Honour a distinct flavour of smoky honey and slight salinity, that is unique and captivating at the same time.
This 750ml bottle of sophisticated joy comes at 87 Proof, making it a strong contender in your spirits selection. Grab one and get experimenting those cocktail recipes you've been meaning to try!
Last Updated: 01-10-2024
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Main Ingredient: Malt Whiskey
Country of Origin: Scotland
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