Orphan Barrel, Diageo’s line of rare whiskeys, has unveiled its 11th release: Entrapment, a Canadian whiskey.
Entrapment came to be in 1992, as part of a batch of Crown Royal Deluxe that was left in the barrel at Crown Royal’s distillery in Gimli, Manitoba, for 25 years, the company says. Sometimes when using full blends of Crown Royal, there are small quantities of barrels that didn’t fit into the full blend.
The mash bill for Entrapment is 97 percent corn and three percent malted barley. It is 82 proof.
Aromas include vanilla, toffee and a delicate toasted oak scent, the company says, followed by light and creamy flavors with hints of tobacco and walnut. The finish is warm with notes of dried fruits reminiscent of plums and raisins.
Entrapment is available in limited markets at a suggested retail price of $149.99 per 750-ml. bottle.