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Hellyers Road Original Roaring Forty
Single malt whisky from the Hellyers Road distillery in Tasmania (which Mike wrote a blog post about a while ago). This is the Original "Roaring Forty" expression, named after the 40km/h winds which blow in the rain-clouds, making the production of this whisky possible. It's aged in American white oak barrels
Hellyers Road 12 Year Old 2004
Australian single malt here from Hellyers Road, bottled for La Maison du Whisky as part of their Cellar Books series. This is a "Slightly Peated" expression, matured for 12 years in 100 litre casks. Very, very cool indeed.
Hellyers Road 10 Year Old Original
A 10 year old Tassie single malt, produced at the excellent Hellyers Road distillery. This expression spends a decade slumbering in American oak bourbon casks, developing oodles of yummy vanilla-y notes alongside touches of cooked fruit and soft baking spices.
Hellyers Road Slightly Peated
The Hellyers Road distillery in Tasmania creates this expression by blending its Original (unpeated) single malt with a small portion of its Peated single malt - hence "Slightly Peated". As you would expect from that name, this whisky offers up a subtle suggestion of smoke, with plenty of barley-rich notes to keep the peat from getting out of hand.
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