Scottish craftmanship inspires new blended malt

The Feathery SpencerfieldSpencerfield Spirit Company is launching a new whisky inspired by traditional Scottish craftmanship: an intricate blended malt called The Feathery.

Available from this month, the deep golden brown spirit has been entirely matured in sherry wood and has been bottled at 40% ABV.

The initial impression on nosing and tasting are dry, nutty sherry notes, a touch of creamy vanilla and a hint of ginger, with an overall finish described as long, satisfying and well rounded.

The whisky is named after the 17th-century Scottish antecedent to the golf ball – a compact ball crafted from hide and stuffed with feathers.

Alex Nicol, managing director at Spencerfield Spirit Company, said: β€œThe Feathery is the first expression of an ancient artisanal range we are developing celebrating original Scottish craftsmanship. The whisky is like the original golf ball – lovingly handcrafted.”

Alex worked closely with Stranger and Stranger Design Agency to create period packaging for the new whisky.

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