2018 Ciders #16: Thistly Cross Whisky Cask

Due to spending the second week of my Christmas holiday in Edinburgh not drinking much (partly due to an alarmingly big gain at Slimming World after the first week and partly because my brain wasn’t coping with the booze very well, hence my decision to do Dry January), when I left to go home to Newcastle there was still a large undrunk quantity of the Thistly Cross cider that my parents had bought in preparation for my visit.  They kindly brought some of it down with them when they visited earlier this month, which was highly appreciated.

Thistly Cross Whisky Cask
Thistly Cross Whisky Cask.

Whisky Cask is my second favourite of the Thistly Cross varieties (and would probably be top if Ginger weren’t so rare and hard to find).  The whisky taste is gorgeous and really gives the cider a delicious richness.  I’m not a huge fan of whisky itself but I love this.  One of my all-time favourites.

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