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Embark on a Swedish whisky adventure that brings excitement in every ”chapter”
Jan Guillou's Intelligence Officer Carl Hamilton has once again returned in a new book and forthcoming TV series. To coincide with these events, we release the official collaboration in bottle form.
'Karaktär - Carl Hamilton' is an elegant and sophisticated whisky forged, just like its namesake, by the USA and Sweden as it is aged in both American Ex-bourbon casks and casks of robust Swedish oak.
Limited release of 3000 bottles and includes special collector's edition label.
Nose: Fruity citrus with a foundation of apple and pear complemented by sweet honey and mild pepper.
Taste: Spicy ginger, pepper, and citrus. Round, well-tuned tones of butterscotch and vanilla. In the background, there are nutty hints of sweet almond biscuit
Aftertaste: Balanced rounding with vanilla and distinctly rich oaky finish
• American Ex-bourbon • Swedish oak
Carl Hamilton Series - Jan Guillou
In the mid-1980s, Carl Hamilton made a prominent entrance into the era of the end of the Cold War, on the precipice between the Sweden of old and the Sweden that emerged. Jan Guillou's Carl Hamilton series immediately became a great success and Sweden's greatest fictional espionage successes of all time.
The character, like whisky, has matured with dignity and is highly topical through the new book - The One Who Killed the Angels of Hell.
Karaktär - Carl Hamilton
Patrick Björsjö, Experience Manager at Mackmyra
"Mackmyra has a strong tradition of unique collaborations that have resulted in new flavours as well as experiences. The character of Carl Hamilton is another example of how we are driven by thinking in new ways.
The whisky is the result of a fun and carefully selected collaboration that will offer tasty excitement in each "chapter"
good- not bad, would recommend!
To be honest, I brought this one bottle for keeping until such a day that this author, me, has that sort of accolade.
A tricolour of nations - Swedish Whisky, Caribbean Rum and French Oak all play their part in your whisky journey.