Hailing from Southwold, Adnams is a well established beer brand that has turned its hand to spirits in recent years. The Adnams Triple Malt is jut one in their line up of Whiskies.
Adnams are a brand for so much more than just drinks. They are based in the seaside town of Southwold and own five hotels, as well as their brewery and distillery. Oh, and their seventy pubs, wine business and Cellar & Kitchen shops.
That’s a lot if business, and the remarkable thing is that they’ve been able to keep it all in the same family. This is since it was established in 1872. Safe to say they have a lot on their hands.
In 2014, following the success of their Copper House Gin, they decided to create a Whisky, and their first Single Malt was laid down for maturation. Since then they have added to the line up, which now includes a Triple Malt and a Rye Malt.
Adnams Triple Malt
Their first foray into malt making was with their Single Malt, which has been matured in French oak casks. Seeking to build the family, they ventured into Triple Malt.
This Whisky has been crafted using barley, wheat and oats. It has also been matured in American oak casks.
Tasting notes for Adnams Triple Malt
Bottle cost: £39.99
The nose begins with toasted white sugar and orchard fruits. peaches, apricots and apples come through with hints of cream and honey. There is a gentle warmth to it that really brings out the fruity flavours. Candy floss and toffee apples bring in more sweetness, with a nice, elegant edge.
The palate is big and bold, bringing in more fruit and a lovely note of chocolate. It is creamy and rich. Honey, nutmeg, baking powder and almonds create a wonderful mix of all different flavours. The mouth feel is smooth, with the honey lending a brilliantly soft texture. The grains can definitely be tasted, and add a nice delicate note.
The finish is full of white sugar, chocolate and apples. The flavours tie in brilliantly together.
This is a great malt that will feed your sweet tooth and your craving for Whisky at the same time. A fantastic addition to the Adnams line up.