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About Rare Cask Reserves:
This story begins when our MASTER BLENDER Brian Kinsman's access to PRIVATE COLLECTION of the Grant family; an opportunity that is as rare as the drinks which their collection exists! The vessels in this collection come from a large number of the most famous distilleries in Scotland, including unique and irreplaceable specimens already decades ago closed distilleries. They contain the 'ghosted malts' whiskeys which once formed part of an illustrious past whiskey. Kinsman had all the freedom in the complete collection barrels to create an EXCEPTIONAL RANGE unique whiskeys.
Tailored 'blending' is a sophisticated and complicated craft for which a lot of experience and expertise is needed. The purpose of the Master Blender is through careful consideration and by harnessing all of his experience, to make subtle characteristics of each carefully selected whiskey sufficient justice to come, but eventually achieve a whiskey that is perfectly balanced. In the case of the 'Rare Cask Reserves "are whiskeys from some of Scotland's most respected distilleries brought together with the aim of whiskeys to put together an unmatched quality. An important part of the art of blending is daring to embrace the unknown. Because many of these 'spirits' often decades lie untouched ripen the results can be very surprising. Kinsman uses all facets of his many years of expertise in order to achieve a perfect result.
The heart of Rare Cask Reserve is formed by a unique collaboration with local whiskey experts. In a few countries, Master Blender Brian Kinsman therefore works with local whiskey connoisseurs and asks them about their preferences in compiling this unique whiskeys. Inspired by the different taste preferences of stakeholders results in a range for which they chose together the Celtic Òrdha name, a name that means rare and therefore extremely suitable for the chosen whiskey. This creates a close-knit community where whiskey master blender and whiskey lovers together in creating and selecting one of the world's most exclusive whiskeys. Batch 1 of Òrdha is disposable and designed exclusively for the Netherlands and available only to a group of independent liquor stores. It is the first whiskey in a series of four that will be available in the coming years.