Lakefield: Edition 1.1
Lakefield: Edition 1.1
Lakefield: Edition 1.1
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Lakefield: Edition 1.1

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In the lee of Bishopswood, once witness to the macabre spectacle of a bishop's hanging, Lakefield Farm, east of Durrow, Co. Laois, stands on undulated lowlands farmed by the enigmatic Seamus Duggan – winner of our Barley Grower of the Year Trophy for his 2019 barley crop. Derived from limestone & sandstone these well-drained, deep loam soils of the Elton Series consistently produce exceptional barley quality.

Head Distiller's Observations

Appearance: Light gold with oils that grip & legs that slowly meander down the glass.

Nose: Warm custard, bread baking, red apple, milk chocolate, dried flowers, butter cream, pine needles. It reminds me of waiting to eat a rhubarb & apple tart fresh from the oven with custard & cream to hand.

Taste: A gentle clove to start that leads into proving bread & malted biscuits, in the middle a pepperiness that travels back my tongue then honeydew melon & pears.

Finish: It doesn’t, it meanders along like a tributary to the start of a great river.