THE HIVE 70CL
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is a malt whisky that welcomes you with a honey-like sweetness, zesty citrus flavours and a floral bouquet.
This zesty, sweet and rounded whisky is the perfect start to the adventurous exploration of flavour. When introduced to a new whisky drinker it will be sure to cause a buzz in the conversation.
Like the life and soul of the party it is zestful and spirited with notes of orange blossom and candied fruits.
Gentle with a rounded, smooth mouthfeel, it is a high-spirited whisky bottled at 46% alcohol by volume and is non chill-filtered.
Try neat, on the rocks, in a Cloudy Lemonade Highball or in an Old Fashioned.
70CL | 46% ABV | Non-chill filtered
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THE SPIRIT OF THE KINGDOM OF FIFE
SUPERIOR CASK MATURATION
EXPLORE THE REST OF THE WEMYSS MALTS CORE RANGE:
SPICE KING 70CL
PEAT CHIMNEY 70CL
THE CORE RANGE TRIO
THE HIVE - TASTING NOTES
Orange blossom honey drizzled over hot buttered loaf. Malted loaf rich with golden sultanas and soft saffron
A tingling spice dances over the tongue with zesty orange peel, with the warmth of a freshly grated ginger and honey toddy
Clove studded grapefruit with a whisper of dry wood smoke
THE HIVE - AWARDS
Cheese: St Tola Ash; a fresh and lemony raw goat milk log from Clare, Ireland. Fruity and fresh flavour with a smooth and velvety texture. Ash coated to give a more prominent flavour.
Meat: Honey and clove roast ham works perfectly when paired The Hive. The whisky refreshes the palate from the saltiness of the meat, whilst maintaining the honey flavours.
Dessert: A creamy Vanilla Panna Cotta or the richer caramlised sugar flavours from a Crème Brûlée work well against The Hive’s medium sweetness.
Beer: Innis and Gun Original. Both The Hive and Innis and Gunn Original impart sweet honey, vanilla and malty characteristics making an intense and indulgent pairing although the orange notes in the whisky and citrus notes from the hops in the beer should stop it from being to cloying.
Chocolate: Belgian dark chocolate blended with caramelised orange pieces. Made in collaboration with Edinburgh’s Chocolate & Pastry Bar.
To create our blended malt Scotch Whiskies our blending team work to a secret recipe of Base, Support and Signature malts to craft each bottling.
Approx. 62% vatting of various light sweet and soft Speyside single malts.
Approx. 8% support of richly flavoured Speyside single malt.
Approx. 30% fruity Speyside single malt.
We have a great selection of gifts and accessories to accompany our whiskies
We have a great selection of gifts and accessories to accompany our Wemyss Malt whiskies.
THE HIVE PIN BADGE (NOT EU)
WEMYSS MALTS FACE MASK (NOT EU)
THE HIVE UNISEX T-SHIRT (NOT EU)
This product is not available to EU customers.
INVERGORDON | 2005 | 286 BOTTLES | 46% abv. | 70CL
SINGLE CASK SINGLE GRAIN SCOTCH WHISKY
Colour: Light Gold
Nose: An initial green and grassy note like dandelion tea and white grapes develop into lemon and lime cordial. The aroma deepens into banana coated with caramel sauce and peanuts as well as vanilla ice cream.
Palate: Mild sweetness like golden syrup accompanied by fruity citrus notes of lemons, mandarin and lime. There are also subtle notes of vanilla and an overall effervescent mouthfeel.
Finish: Light and elegant with toffee and coffee creams.