The tenth edition of the famed Beagle blend, this was bottled August 2021.
A mixture of sherry, apera, tawny, muscat, tokay and bourbon barrels, some of the whisky was peated. 204 bottles at 60.2%.
“Evolved from nine casks, six Tasmanian distilleries and the discovery of vaccines.” Note the evolution of man on the label…
Heartwood – founded by Tim Duckett – is arguably Australia’s most lauded independent bottler, having bottled a number of Tasmanian whiskies in the modern industry’s formative years. Known for his unorthodox techniques of blending casks, beating his whisky with a paddle, rolling casks into the sun-exposed “hot box” of his warehouse – some Heartwoods are considered by whisky lovers to be amongst the best Australian whiskies ever released.