Myken Arctic Single Malt – Extra Virgin Swede 2020

RELEASE-DATE: February 10th 2021

ALCOHOL STRENGTH: 47 % ABV

AGE: 4,5 years

BOTTLE SIZE: 500 ml

# OF BOTTLES: 279

PACKAGING: Bottle only

No colour added, no chill filtration

ARTICLE NUMBER, VINMONOPOLET: 12670102 PRICE, VINMONOPOLET: kr. 1200

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TOTAL COMPOSITION

Matured first in secondfill Swedish oak 40 litres casks for 12 months, then in firstfill exbourbon 40 casks for 46 months.

INGREDIENTS

Yeast: Safspirit M-1 distiller’s yeast
Malt:  Weyermann Pilsner Malt, Extra Hell
Process water: Desalinated sea water (reverse osmosis) from Myken municipal water plant
Cooling water: Sea water pumped directly from the ocean
Batch size: 125 kg malt / 650 L wort

BATCH

BATCHES: 90-92

Average fermentation time: 63,4 hours
Distillation date(s): January 29th  – February 24th , 2016
Average distillation time, low wines: 7 hours
Average distillation time, hearts: 4,1 hours
Cut point, head to heart: 8,5 minutes
Cut point, heart to tails: 61,4 % ABV 

 

BATCHES 94-96

Average fermentation time: 62 hours
Distillation date(s): February 26th – March 1st , 2016
Average distillation time, low wines: 7,3 hours

Average distillation time, hearts: 4,3 hours
Cut point, head to heart: 10 minutes (average)
Cut point, heart to tails: 60,7 % ABV

BATCHES 98

Average fermentation time: 85,4 hours
Distillation date(s): March 2nd – 3rd , 2016
Average distillation time, low wines: 6,5 hours

Average distillation time, hearts: 5,6 hours
Cut point, head to heart: 8 minutes (average)
Cut point, heart to tails: 61,1 % ABV

CASKS FOR MATURATION

CASK 1 and 2:

Prematured in 40-litre virgin Swedish oak, heavily toasted, cask number: 16/009 (M42)

Date for first cask filling: January 30th, 2016

Volume at filling: 40,7 L

Strength at filling: 63 % ABV

Date for cask exchange March 21th, 2017

Finished in 40-litre exbourbon, cask number: 17/005 (M82)

Strength at cask exchange: 62 % ABV

Date for cask emptying: December 13th, 2020

Volume at emptying: 26,1 L. Angels share 33 %.

Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control​

 

CASK 3 and 4: 

Prematured in 40-litre virgin Swedish oak, cask number: 16/010 (M43)

Date for first cask filling: February 29th, 2016

Volume at filling: 39,3 L

Strength at filling: 61,6 % ABV

Date for cask exchange March 21th, 2017

Finished in 40-litre exbourbon, cask number: 17/006 (M83)

Volume at cask exchange 37,5 L

Strength at cask exchange: 61,6 % ABV

Date for cask emptying: December 13th, 2020

Volume at emptying: 25,1 L. Angels share 33 %.

Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control​

 

​CASK 5 and 6: 

Prematured in 40-litre virgin Swedish oak, cask number: 16/011 (M44)

Date for first cask filling: March 8th, 2016

Volume at filling: 40,1 L

Strength at filling: 64,3 % ABV

Date for cask exchange March 21th, 2017

Finished in 40-litre exbourbon, cask number: 17/007 (M84)

Strength at cask exchange: 63,4 % ABV

Date for cask emptying: December 13th, 2020

Volume at emptying: 26,8 L. Angels share 33 %.

Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control

 

​CASK 7 and 8: 

Prematured in 40-litre virgin Swedish oak, cask number: 16/012 (M45)

Date for first cask filling: March 8th, 2016

Volume at filling: 40,3 L

Strength at filling: 64,3 % ABV

Date for cask exchange March 21th, 2017

Finished in 40-litre exbourbon, cask number: 17/008 (M85)

Strength at cask exchange: 63,4 % ABV

Date for cask emptying: December 13th, 2020

Volume at emptying: 26,9 L. Angels share 33 %.

Storage conditions: racked in an insulated room without temperature control

 

 

Diluted to 47 % ABV before bottling, with desalinated sea water from the Myken municipal water plant.

 

“Married” in a steel tank for 34 days before bottling.

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