Detour Spirits

French Connection

Single Cask Guyanese Rum

It’s not often we get the chance to bottle history. Especially one that will not be repeated. In the 90s, there was an exchange of new-make spirits (tanker for tanker - whisky for cognac) between Scotland and France, which resulted in a limited number of French Cognac casks being filled, stored, and fully matured in Scotland. Whether it was good luck or perseverance, I am beyond happy to introduce this unique opportunity.

Distillery of origin:

Undisclosed, Petit Champagne

Filling date:

December 1996

Cask type:

exBourbone Hogshead cask

Bottling date:

January 2023

Bottle alcohol strength:


Number of bottles:

95 bottles

Story of release

This time I was truly lucky. I contacted a broker I knew to find out what was new on the list and he told me about this cask and its history. I can resist everything but temptation.

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Viliam Tomcanyi

Independent bottler

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