2012 will move down in history because the yr a new Swedish whisky first noticed the mild of day. In February, Swedish whisky connoisseurs ought to rejoice the advent of this specific and sensuous liquor.
Like many culinary masterpieces, this golden non alcoholic drinks beverage become first only a one-guy dream. It all began inside the late 1970’s when a young Swedish lad realized he had an superb interest in flavors and scents. Son of a restaurant proprietor, he grew up growing his palate and appreciation of quality meals and wine.
In the early 1990’s he spent a 12 months operating at a renowned eating place and wine house: St Francis and Cakebread Cellars in northern California. Later, he had the risk to visit the pot still distillery, St. George in San Francisco. This planted a seed of thought in his existence: the choice to test with recipes to create new flavor studies with nice fine spirits.
There became no turning returned – he had discovered his calling in existence. The search was on to collect recipes and learn the whole thing he should from distillers in Scotland. When the time become proper, he would be ready!
Sure sufficient, a few years later, a really perfect opportunity materialized. Henric Molin and his wife Anja, set up a eating place, whisky bar & conference middle on the small island of Ven (historically spelled “Hven”), positioned in the strait between Denmark and Sweden. They named their facilities: “The Spirit of Hven”.
Thus, this lovely island patch of farmland and seashores became domestic to the sector’s smallest business nonetheless pot distillery. In the summer time of 2008, Henric Molin turned into equipped to launch his brilliant experiment.
The new casks were manufactured from virgin timber from the finest o.K. In Missouri, then particularly pro before they had been full of the distillates. Maturation in those casks creates about forty to eighty percent of the whisky’s unique individual.
The 3 pot stills are of copper, exposing just the proper surface to shape sublime scents and tastes for the discerning whisky palate.
This unmarried malt whisky is made from three recipes. One makes use of citrus and tropical culmination, some other has nuts and chocolate. The 1/3 recipe is basically very smoky in flavor.
Henric Molin’s aim is to acquire a nice balance of perfume, flavors and sensuousness. Every sip should supply a wonderful and noteworthy “punch within the mouth”.