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Isle of Harris Hearach Whisky Single Malt

Hearach Whisky Single Malt

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Size: 70cl

  • On the palate the Isle of Harris Whisky shows cereal, a green start with waves of fruit and spice notes, with a leathery, smoky and liquoricey finish
  • The Hearach Whisky is the first, historic single malt whisky from the Isle of Harris island distillery
  • Something a little unique - every batch of The Hearach is made to the same recipe. However, there will be subtle, natural variations between each which reflect the casks chosen and the length of time they ‘marry’ the vatting

Brief Description

Isle of Harris Hearach Whisky 2024 batches are NOW available for pre-order.

Shipping will commence on March 26th. We will be shipping Batch #11.

Tasting Notes

There are so many complex layers of flavour, and it will be different for everyone. But, I (quoting the Distillers Blender) get a gentle peat smoke on the first sip which reminds me of island home fires burning when I was growing up. It comes along with a toasted maltiness. I can also taste homemade apple sauce and smell machair flowers, particularly white clover which springs up on our west coast every summer. Mixed spices appear, and an old-fashioned sweetness from things like candied ginger, vanilla, and honeycomb.

Finally, there’s a long, clotted-cream note, mixed with a lasting sense of new leather.

Key Points

Single Malt Whisky bottled at 46% ABV.

Lighted peated – 12-15ppm

100% Scottish Concerto Barley Matured in 3 different types of casks:

  • First-Fill Bourbon Barrels (Heaven Hill and Buffalo Trace)
  • Oloroso Spanish Oak Butts
  • Fino Spanish Oak Butts

No age statement as multiple ages are used due to selection of maturation types and profile.

A single malt whisky, produced at a single distillery in the Isle of Harris.

Married for a minimum of 12 weeks prior to bottling.

Unique and doesn’t sit in typical Island style Non-chill filtered and no colour added.

Water sourced from Abhainn Cnoc a' Charrain, Tarbert, Isle of Harris.

Fermentation times of 40% Medium (70 hours) + 60% Long (120 hours)

Production: The Hearach is ‘Woven From People And Place’:

  • People - Local distillers, all trained at the distillery having no prior experience in the industry. One of youngest distilling teams in Scotland with average age of 25 years. We use a very hands-on process in our production e.g. first cut is done by nosing rather than on number of minutes., steam valves managed manually. This creates slight variations between batches which adds to the character of the dram. We take our time with a mix of short and longer fermentations.
  • Place - Our water sourced from Abhainn Cnoc a’ Charrain is the softest of any Scottish distillery. The water flows over Lewisian gneiss, some of the oldest rocks on earth. Its hardness helps ensure the extremely low minerality of our water. Our spirits is made in our bespoke copper stills and matured in our hand-picked oak casks by the shores of the Atlantic, near the west-coast village of Ardhasaig. Our island’s oceanic climate benefits.

Specifications

Country: Scotland

Whisky Region: Islands

Bottle Format: Regular

ABV: 46.00

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Delivery Information

We can ship Isle of Harris Hearach Whisky Single Malt to all UK mainland addresses.

If you're delivery address is local (Eccleston, and most of the St Helens area) we will deliver on the same day you order. Alternatively, you can choose to collect it from our shop.

All other UK mainland deliveries are shipped out either the same day or next day (click here for cut off times and delivery charges) on a 24 hour courier service.

Age Restriction

It is an offence for a person under the age of 18 to buy or attempt to buy alcohol. By making a purchase, you acknowledge that you are 18 years of age or over.

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