Bacardi Global Travel Retail has announced the release of Dewar’sDouble Agent 16 Year Old, a new limited time series with a double cask finish. Launching initially in May 2022 with Lotte Duty Free at Changi Airport, the release will have a global rollout from July 2022.
Dewar’s is on a mission to disrupt the blended malts category with progressive innovation to appeal to new whisky appreciators, says the company.
Dewar’s Double Agent 16 Year Old brings together a duo of casks, Jerez Sherry and Islay Malt Whisky, to create both sweet and smoky flavor profiles in one.
Selected malt whiskies and grain whiskies are aged separately in oak casks for a minimum of 16 years. Following maturation, the whiskies are blended together and aged once again in oak casks.
The whisky is then separated into two batches. One batch is then finished in sweet Oloroso sherry casks and the other in smoky, peaty Islay casks.
Ignacio Vazquez, Global Head of Marketing, Bacardi Global Travel Retail comments on the significance of the launch. “As a bold and progressive whisky brand, Dewar’s is on a mission to disrupt the category, creating intrigue and excitement to build on its renowned quality as the world’s most awarded Blended Scotch Whisky. Dewar’s Double Agent 16 Year Old is head-turning innova-tion that will especially appeal to new whisky appreciators and help grow the category.”
Dewar’s Double Agent 16 Years Old has a 40% ABV, 50cl and a SRP of US$70.