Lohin McKinnon Chocolate Malt Limited Edition Single Malt Canadian Whisky
About the Brand
Central City Brewery’s master brewer Gary Lohin and master distiller Stuart McKinnon tag teamed to produce this single malt Canadian whisky. Gary takes care of producing a flavorful fermentation then passes it to Stuart who distills a full-bodied distillate. This single malt has been aged for three years in ex-bourbon barrels then bottled at 43%. Exclusive to Canada.
DISTILLED IN POT STILLS FROM 100% MALTED BARLEY, PRODUCED AT ONE DISTILLERY, AGED IN BARRELS; IF SCOTCH OR IRISH, MUST BE AGED FOR AT LEAST THREE YEARS.
Lohin McKinnon Chocolate Malt Crafted with highly kilned chocolate malted barley, this Lohin McKinnon limited edition single malt whisky exudes notes of vanilla and chocolate. Aged in French Sauternes wine barrels, it builds with a complex dark fruit character and mild sweetness.
Nose: medium dark chocolate, hint of honey, agave nectar, fruits covered in dark and white chocolate, with some almonds, citrus
Palate: Green apple, honey, milk chocolate, dried fruits, figs dipped in medium dark chocolate, green paprika, a touch of oak spice, agave/Mezcal green notes, a touch of cocoa, toasted almonds, light roast coffee, earthiness almost coming across as peat, malt sweetness
Finish: Medium dark chocolate, coffee liqueur, candied lime peel, oak spice and barrel tannins, green apple skins, malt sugars
SILVER – CANADIAN WHISKY AWARDS 2019
BRONZE – SAN DIEGO SPIRITS FESTIVAL 2018 (Whiskey)