On Father’s Day (20th June) impress your father figure with the newly launched The Gladstone Axe Whisky. The two expressions are the perfect luxury gift for the whisky novice or aficionado.th bottled in an iconic bottle which tells the story of William Gladstone in a contemporary way.
Named after four-times Prime Minister, William Gladstone, the whisky is a modern twist on classic Scotch. There are two expressions in the range – The Gladstone Axe American Oak and The Gladstone Black Axe, both are bottled in an iconic bottle which tells the story of William Gladstone in a contemporary way.
The whiskies have been carefully selected from the Highlands and Islay to create two easy-drinking smooth blends made up of 14 single malts. The Gladstone Axe American Oak is aged and finished in American Oak Bourbon barrels and blended from whiskies from 14 different Highland and Islay single malt distilleries. The Black Axe has a higher proportion of Islay malts to add just a touch of smoky character.
The American Oak Whisky is rich and smooth with spicy and vanilla on the nose.
The Black Axe Whisky is rich with a fruit flavour explosion, combined with a creamy vanilla flavour and notes of cloves and a long finish. Perfect for the adventurous spirits drinker looking for an introduction to smoky whisky.
Gladstone Axe are high quality, 100% malt, easy drinking whiskies for today’s new whisky enthusiast which can be drunk neat, on the rocks or mixed with a splash of soda or ginger ale and served with a slice of orange. Both expressions can be used to create these delicious cocktails:
THE GINGER ORANGE AXE
25ml Gladstone Axe | 75ml Ginger Ale | 1 Slice of Orange
Serve over ice
THE ZEAL COCKTAIL
40ml Gladstone Axe | 20ml Stambecco Amaro | 6ml Hotel STARLINO Vermouth | Garnish with Orange Peel to express and garnish.
Into a mixing glass containing ice, pour your Gladstone Axe, Stambecco Amaro and Hotel STARLINO Vermouth and stir. Strain into a coupe glass. Express an orange peel on top and garnish.
RRP: £32 for a 70cl bottle. ABV: 41%
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What better gift this Father’s Day than a newly launched whisky to add to his collection: The Gladstone Axe