K5 Himalayan Whisky is the first whiskey blended and bottled in Bhutan. The product is named “K5” after the 5th king of Bhutan, HM King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck.
A Bhutanese recipe assembled by distillers from The Gelephu Distillery, under the Bhutanese Army Welfare Project.
Sixty-Five percent of its blend comes from eight to twelve years malt whiskeys, distilled in Scotland and aged in bourbon and sherry casks. Thirty-Five percent is Bhutanese organic grain spirit, distilled with Himalayan glacial water to express its excellent light fruitiness with lingering sherry taste of sweetness.
Light Gold, Pale straw
Base Note: Agriculture notes up; hay and raw potato.
Mid Note: Fresh oak.
Final Note: A hint of smokiness
Lengthy with sherry casks sweetness, and a distant note of spicy cinnamon.
Easy and smooth drinking. Rich caramel with honey and dried figs.