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Wire Works Whisky #5 Necessary Evil Finish


Stout Cask Finish
Single Malt English Whisky
Style: Lightly Peated
Cask Type: Bourbon/ Stout Cask
ABV 51.3%
2059 bottle release (Individually numbered)
100% Natural colour & Non-chill filtered

Tasting Notes:

A savoury stout finish single malt whisky, with hazelnuts, light roast coffee and roasted malt on the nose, with cacao nibs, dates and bitter marmalade on the palate, and a malty smoke finish. 


Vanilla fudge, milk chocolate digestive biscuits, light roast coffee, hazelnuts and flaked almonds, crème brûlée, baked apple sprinkled with cinnamon, marzipan, and sage, swizzels refreshers, salt beef, roasted malt 


Dark chocolate, cacao nibs, black forest gateaux, dark-roast coffee, spicy black pepper, salted caramel, marmite on toast, all butter croissants, Medjool dates, biltong, chicken stock, Seville orange marmalade, and a hint of spearmint, hoppy bitters, sweet espresso 


Dark chocolate, tobacco, crème brûlée, murray mints, lime pickle, and a touch of cassia bark, malty smoke  

Necessary Evil Finish is a vatting of lightly peated single malt initially matured in Ex-bourbon casks and finished in ‘Necessary Evil’ imperial stout oak casks from Derbyshire-based Thornbridge Brewery. Emptied of stout and filled with our whisky within 72 hours.