There are many iconic duos in life. Mac and cheese, Kath and Kim, coffee and doughnuts. And now, we bring you ginger beer and whisky.
Malt-loving, Melbourne-born whisky brand Starward has released the 7th iteration of its Ginger Beer Cask whisky following a sold-out and award-winning run last year.
This ginger beer and whisky flavour combo came about through pure experimentation and a six-year legacy of pushing creativity for exciting and diversified combinations. Back in 2014, Starward distillers first played around with ingredients to brew a ginger beer and from there, finished aging the signature malt whisky in the barrels that once held the spicy, house-made ginger beer.
Fast forward to 2022’s version of the Ginger Beer Cask Whisky #7, the ginger beer recipe was packed with more fresh ginger than ever before and finished aging in American oak Starward casks for 12 months, that’s six months longer than #6.
The result? A star-studded profile of ginger, orange and dark chocolate with oaky vanilla and the ginger beer's zingy and zesty goodness.
Despite last year’s Ginger Beer Cask #6 release being awarded a Double Gold medal from the 2022 San Francisco World Spirit Competition, Starward’s speciality is finding new ways to elevate, play or have fun with flavour.
So if previous sell-out and award-winning releases are anything to go by, we’re betting this Starward Ginger Beer Cask #7 will be no different. Pick up a bottle at the Port Melbourne distillery or order yours here.
Whether you’re a seasoned whisky drinker or not, the fresh profile and creative ginger beer and whisky combo will bring a serious cool factor to your bar cart.
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