Lawrenny releases Ascension Whisky |

Amongst the flurry of new whisky releases from distilleries across the country, one that is attracting a fair amount of interest is the Ascension release from Lawrenny Estate Distillery.

Whilst Lawrenny’s main release remains 18 months away, the distillery has developed Ascension as a taste of what lies ahead. The work of award-winning distiller Joe Dinsmoor, the single malt is initially matured in smaller Bourbon and Port casks, then migrated into larger 100L casks before being finished off in 600L antique Pedro Ximenez Spanish sherry casks. The result delivers a rich, creamy and nutty character that drinks well beyond its years.

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