Bottling

Bottle your cask with the help of our experienced team.

Bottle your cask with the help of our experienced team.

The culmination of any cask’s life is bottling. It is an exciting and gratifying process that isn’t without its intricacies and decisions. We are here to help you decide the best time to bottle your cask and then manage the process on your behalf.

CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

Whether the cask is to be shared amongst friends or to be commercially marketed, understanding what you require from the final product is essential. Decisions need to be made on the desired strength of the finished whisky, as casks rarely end up at the standard bottling strengths of 40% to 46% ABV. In fact, almost always much higher than this, especially at younger ages. Whether you wish to bring your cask down in strength with water addition, or keep it at cask strength is a good starting point.

CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

BESPOKE PACKAGING

From ornate boxes to miniature sized bottles, there is a wealth of possibilities available. Naturally, the more customisation the higher the end cost will usually be. We are happy to help develop any packaging and bottle ideas alongside our industry specialist designers.

BESPOKE PACKAGING

CASK TO DRAM

Given the number of variables along the way and bottling line waiting times, casks can often take several weeks to reach the bottle. It is therefore important to factor this into any of your deadlines. It is also worth considering the financial requirements of bottling a cask; although the actual cost of the bottle you have selected may be low, the cost of duty and VAT on bottles staying within the UK is often higher than many anticipate.

CASK TO DRAM