The Hunt for the Best Whiskey is Over!
Are you ready to indulge in some of the most exquisite whiskeys of the season? Then look no further! We’ve handpicked the very best for you in our monthly roundup of top whiskeys released in May 2023.
Whether you’re an avid whiskey enthusiast or looking to elevate your drinking experience, these whiskey brands will surely blow your mind away. From the rich, velvety notes to the smoky and spiced flavors, each bottle is a masterpiece that reflects the dedication and passion of its makers.
So, without further ado, let’s dive into our top picks for the month.
Glenlivet 33 Year Old
Starting with a classic, the Glenlivet 33 Year Old takes us on a journey through the sweet and savory notes of Speyside single malts. This limited-edition whiskey is aged in ex-bourbon and Sherry casks, creating a complex yet balanced flavor profile.
On the nose, you’ll be greeted with the fruity aroma of peaches, pears, and apricots, followed by a hint of cinnamon and vanilla. The palate is equally impressive, with rich flavors of butterscotch, dark chocolate, and dried fruits, finishing off with a long and smoky aftertaste.
A true masterpiece from Glenlivet, the 33 Year Old is a must-have for collectors and connoisseurs alike.
Kilchoman 100% Islay 10th Edition
For those who prefer a smoky and peaty dram, the Kilchoman 100% Islay 10th Edition won’t disappoint. Distilled and bottled on the beautiful island of Islay, this whiskey is a testament to Kilchoman’s commitment to producing a truly authentic Islay single malt.
The 10th Edition is aged for over 5 years in ex-bourbon barrels and finished in Oloroso sherry casks, resulting in a smooth and complex flavor profile. The aroma is unmistakably Islay, with notes of peat smoke, sea salt, and iodine.
On the palate, you’ll experience a burst of sweet and smoky flavors, with a subtle hint of fruitiness and a long, warming finish.
Overall, the Kilchoman 100% Islay 10th Edition is an outstanding whiskey that perfectly captures the essence of Islay.
BenRiach 21 Year Old
Last but not least, we have the BenRiach 21 Year Old, an absolute treat for whiskey lovers. This Speyside single malt is a beautiful blend of ex-bourbon, ex-Oloroso, and virgin oak casks, resulting in a rich and complex flavor profile.
On the nose, you’ll be welcomed by notes of honey, vanilla, and ginger, followed by hints of dark chocolate and dried fruits. The palate is equally delightful, with a creamy texture and flavors of toffee, nutmeg, and raisins, finishing off with a long and spicy aftertaste.
The BenRiach 21 Year Old is a true gem that showcases the craftmanship and expertise of the Cluny distillery.
And that’s a wrap! We hope you’ve enjoyed our monthly roundup of top whiskeys released in May 2023. Each bottle has its own unique story, reflecting the dedication and passion of its makers.
So, pick up a bottle or two and savor the flavors of these exquisite whiskeys. Happy sipping!