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Orphan Barrel Entrapment
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This is the 11th release in the Orphan barrel series, but the first to be made of Canadian whisky. It is from a mash of 97% corn and 3% malted barley. If you were ever wondering how much malted barley you need to ferment a mash of mostly corn, now you know. The whisky is from Crown Royal's distillery in Gimli Manitoba. It was bottled at 41% after maturing 25 years in American oak. 

Andrew's Tasting Note

Nose: very decadent, big hits of double caramel corn, silky tendrils of honey and toasted oak; apple crumble with loads of brown sugar and cinnamon; a touch on the oil sie; Aunt Jemima's Syrup and Werther's caramels.

Palate: soft, still silky with honey and floral tones; light, delicate and layered; overripe plums, prunes and cooked raisins with milk chocolate and some decadent spice; the caramel corn is still there as is the apple crumble with loads of brown sugar.

Finish:  medium-short, but very pleasant and elegant.

Comment: this is a lovely Canadian whisky, the classic corn profile has been filled out nicely with very balanced oak integration. 

Producer's Tasting Note: "Beginning with a vanilla, toffee and a delicate toasted oak scent, Entrapment tastes light and creamy with hints of tobacco and walnut. The finish is warm with notes of dried fruits reminiscent of plums and raisins."

750 ml