Five thousand miles away on a secluded Missouri hillside, oak perfect for the maturation of this whisky reaches straight for the heavens. Here, in the relative shade of these north-facing slopes, we hand-select oak that has grown slowly enough to create a spongier and more porous wood.
Perfect for welcoming the spirit and imparting the maximum amount of flavour. The 'Astar', meaning journey in Gaelic, has certainly come a long way. But with its bright gold colour and smooth but spicy finish, we feel the journey has been more than worth it. Non chill-filtered
Aroma: Rich in toffee and crème-brulee, drizzled with fresh menthol, warm cinnamon and deep aniseed spices. Mint humbugs and a sweet honey-lemon complexity follows.
Taste: Crème-brulee with a burst of mouth-watering pineapple, poached pears and apricots, smothered with vanilla custard.
Finish: The finish is long and smooth with a lingering mix of honey and almond, coconut ice and traces of aniseed.
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