The West London based Bimber Distillery, has today announced the launch of the third batch of releases from its Spirit of the Underground Collection.
Each of the four new single malt releases have undergone a secondary maturation in a different fortified wine cask, with three of the stations showcasing cask types that have not previously been released by the distillery.
|Bimber Spirit of the Underground Collection|
Release No.3 of Bimber’s Spirit of the Underground Collection is comprised of:
The Spirit of the Underground – Camden Town (58.5% ABV) Amontillado Sherry Cask Finish – Limited to 351 bottles.
The Spirit of the Underground – Canary Wharf (58.1% ABV) Marsala Cask Finish – Limited to 320 bottles.
The Spirit of the Underground – Notting Hill Gate (59% ABV) Moscatel Sherry Cask Finish – Limited to 342 bottles.
The Spirit of the Underground – Tower Hill (58.7% ABV) Palo Cortado Sherry Cask Finish – Limited to 348 bottles.
The collection which launched in May 2021 in collaboration with TFL, will feature a total of 44 individual releases over a three-year period, features a selection of iconic single malt whiskies that celebrate the heritage and diversity of the distillery’s home city. With striking individual designs, each bottle presents a different Tube station on the London Underground network - the oldest underground passenger railway service in the world.
Commenting on the launch, Matt McKay Bimber’s Director of Marketing and Communications, said: “We’re delighted to reveal the next four stations that will be joining The Spirit of the Underground Collection. For this release we’ve selected four outstanding casks which showcase our ever-broadening selection of flavour profiles. Each of these fortified wine casks has brought both a unique influence and a different perspective to our distinctive London spirit. And we’re particularly excited to be using Release 3 to unveil three entirely new casks styles that we have added into our growing cask inventory.”
The latest Bimber Spirit of the Underground Collection bottlings, are now available directly from Bimber until May 19th, via a ballot. RRP £125 per bottle.
Posted by Steve Rush