Cotswolds - Founder’s Choice – Cask Strength

ABV:   60.9 %

Cotswolds Distillery

Price:  £64.96


Distillery – Cotswold, Bourton-on-the-water – est 2014

Source: River Windrush

Traditional floor maltings

Local Cotswolds barley  

Also produce a single malt whisky and two gins



90 hour fermentation

American oak red wine casks that had been shaved, toasted and re-charred (STR) (Dr Jim Swan invented this process).

Small batch – only 18 casks selected for this batch #2

Only 3 years maturation – amazing end result!



Dry hay and cut wood; dark chocolate & dried figs; plums in sweet syrup

Almond butter, black pepper, croissants & coffee


            Warming cereal & toast notes; fresh red fruits & butterscotch

            Peaches in syrup, gingerbread with sugary icing

With water:

            Sweet citrus; peppery diluted butter