Whiskies have been the high class spirits since the start of their emergence. Their warming up taste and aroma always speak of elegance and enjoyment. The current year, despite the global events of the quarantine, has offered a wide range of whiskeys that have been released just recently – to coincide with the World Whisky Day. The best of the products have found their place in the top fresh whiskies of 2020.
Teeling Whiskey – Promising Releases in the Top Fresh Whiskies of 2020
First in our list is the brand Teeling Whiskey with its 2 brand new spirit releases in 2020. Both of them will be on display on the Word Whiskey Day, and the distillery is curious how the tasters will mark it. These 2 fresh spirits are Single Malts, which means that they carry the legacy of the Irish Single Malts, and moreover, will broaden the concept of the single malt type in the world of booze.
Teeling Whiskey has been an award winner, which has a lot to show from its trophy room. There have been more than 250 achievements during the international competitions over the recent 8 years. 2019 was the date when its 24-Year Single Malt took the award of the Best Single Malt in the world. Another spirit from the company that has been successful in the sphere is the Brabazon Series Single Malts. The top fresh whiskies of 2020 by Teeling Whiskey are limited edition drinks, that come with names of “Teeling Vintage Reserve Collection” and “Teeling Brabazon Series”.
Teeling Vintage Reserve Single Malt – 28 Year Old Whiskey
Limited edition spirits by the brand distilled back in 1991, and then aged in Bourbon casks tell a lot of their story from the first sips. Fruit taste is revealed due to the dual maturation method used to preserve the Irish single malt whiskey with its best quality. The drink has been in the small batch bottles of 70 cl and only 4000 of these bottles were brought into the market. The hand-bottled unique spirits also show the certificate on the decanter containers. As previously a similar spirit drink by the notable company has won lots of awards, the goal now for the brand regarding the Vintage Reserve is to state new heights in the appreciation of the whiskeys by them.
Brabazon Series 3 – Sherry PX of 14 Years of Age
The new series of Brabazon by Teeling Whiskey show a mix of both old and new whiskies. The collaboration with an old Spanish Jerez that dates back to as early as 1729 , has been notable for Pedro Jimenez type of grapes. Their Sherry PX barrels have welcomed the incredible Irish Single Malt by Teeling, thus producing limited edition spirits that were distilled in 2005.
The distinguishing feature of this release of top fresh whiskies of 2020 is its smoothness in the taste where the mixture of sugary fruits and baked fig lets an unforgettable aroma. This edition is in the market only with 10.000 bottles. The brand’s challenge for this year has been tough enough, as the pandemic has slowed down some productions of the company, but it hasn’t prevented Teeling Whiskey to get back on the road and offer a couple of exciting examples of alcoholic drinks.
WhistlePig Homestock Whiskey
Each spring the famous WhistlePig comes with a fresh release of alcoholic drinks. This year it was a winner in an online blending event, with its unexpectedly finest spirit bottles that were in the production during the lockdown. The extravagance of the blend is in its mixture of the taste. It includes rye, barley and wheat. The first is 45%, the second – 25% and the last is 30%. Toffee, fruit and spicy smells burst in your mouth while you have the first sips of one of the top fresh whiskies of 2020.
Mexican Abasolo – a Pride from the South
Abasolo that is made of an alkalized corn is a famous spirit around the territory of Mexico and beyond. The corn is that of non-GMO, which has an original name of cacahuazintle. Vegetable smell is an undeniable part of an original Abasolo, while there is also aroma of honey, black tea and spice. The cooking technique of nixtamalization is highly appreciated by the distillery, and the tradition remains unchanged up-to-date.