Whisky + Chocolate (edition 2015)

Around Christmas 2015 CaskAid, in collaboration with master chocolate-maker Balerdon from Sint-Niklaas, presented the ultimate whisky and chocolate experience pairing 4 exclusive whiskies and 4 artisanal pralines in the name of our charity project Bone4Kids. This unique taste experience is sadly sold out at the moment but a new edition will follow later in 2016 so keep tuned to our website or facebook for more news on this topic.

Whisky-Chocolate

4 drawers, 4 taste experiences

First edition

From left to right:

Drawer 1:

  • Whisky: Tamdhu distillery, 7 years old, limited bottling from 2 casks, 46% Vol, soft and fruity, ideal to start of with. Bottled by Morrison & Mackay (Càrn Mòr strictly limited)
  • Praline: Grilled nuts

Drawer 2:

  • Whisky: Longmorn distillery, 7 years old, Single Cask, 50% Vol, famous Speyside whisky, exclusive range bottling from The Creative Whisky Co.
  • Praline: Peppers!

Drawer 3:

  • Whisky: Invergordon distillery, the most surprising from the ensemble as it is an 8 year old single grain, single cask whisky. 50% Vol, exclusive range bottling from The Creative Whisky Co.
  • Praline: This one of a kind whisky demands something special. That’s all you get from us, up to you to discover..

Drawer 4:

  • Whisky: Cask Islay. The distillery is a well-kept secret but Islay whiskies are always worth it. 46% Vol, NAS, bottled by A.D. Rattray
  • Praline: The house speciality of Master Chocolate maker Balerdon, “the chef.” A taste as smoky and full as the cask Islay.

Second edition

From left to right:

Drawer 1:

  • Whisky: Tamdhu distillery, 7 years old, limited bottling from 2 casks, 46% Vol, soft and fruity, ideal to start of with. Bottled by Morrison & Mackay (Càrn Mòr strictly limited)
  • Praline: Grilled nuts

Drawer 2:

  • Whisky: Tomatin distillery, single malt, 12 years, 43% Vol. announced distillery of the year 2015 by Icons of Whisky.
  • Praline: Peppers!

Drawer 3:

  • Whisky: Glentauchers, 4 years old, single cask, 46% Vol. Very young but an incredible full taste tanks to the sherry cask in which this whisky was matured. Bottled by Morrison & Mackay
  • Praline: Caramel

Drawer 4:

  • Whisky: Tullibardine 500, distillery bottling, finished in sherry casks. An intense, deep taste, ideal for the winter months.
  • Praline: The “Chef”, as intense in taste as the whisky, winter presented as chocolate!

Stylishly expand your whisky knowledge!Find an original Christmas gift! Or just keep it all to yourself… For a price of 20€, this unique taste experience is yours, while at the same time you are also spporting our charity,  Bone4Kids. Available with your closest CaskAid member, info@caskaid.org and in stores: Angels Share in Leuven,Vinotheca in Everberg, Dranken Jeroen in Betekom and Balerdon chocolatier in Sint-Niklaas.

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