“Of all of my experiences and opportunities in and around the whisky industry, doing barrel selections and having the opportunity to taste spirits in their purest form, is always one of the most exciting and intriguing – Raw, un-cut and un-filtered… Straight From The Cask”
The bottle is a custom ceramic decanter that is a collaborative design by the Barrel and Bottle team and the very talented folks at Wade Ceramics in England.
Like so many ideas in the whisky industry, the decanter concept started on a cocktail napkin with Kate and Paul Farmer of Wade Ceramics in a bar with Dave and a few international colleagues while at a conference in Australia! Talk about a truly international beginning1
Barrel and Bottle is a concept that David Sweet has been working on for the last few years, developed from the array of celebratory barrel selections he has had the privilege of conducting and promoting over the years – some of which are noted collectible bottles today.