Dark Valley Cricketer’s Bat Spring Bay ex-Bourbon Cask Strength - Historic

Dark Valley Cricketer’s Bat Spring Bay ex-Bourbon Cask Strength - Historic

$695 AUD


500 ml

There were only 25 bottles of Cricketer’s Bat, bottled at 60.5% in late 2021.

Cricketer’s bat - Willow wood and polished leather are common aromas in whisky, teleporting the drinker to a summer day walking onto the pitch with bat in hand.  Hard hitting but precise, a skilled operator will hopefully leave victorious through nothing but their spirit and a little help from the wood.  A whisky worthy of being opening batsman for the first eleven, and to make one want to up stumps and head back to the pavilion for a dram.

Indicative Tasting Notes:

Complex vanilla and honey notes intertwined with a driftwood salinity and ask tannin, and the palate a velvety sipping experience of stone fruit and herbaceous spice.   (Dark Valley Whisky Company)

This product is located in Australia. 



Dark Valley Whisky Company was established in 2014 by Alex Moores based on the model of the independent bottlers of Scottish and other world whiskies.

His aim is to bottle all Tasmanian distilleries in a way that showcases the raw and elementary qualities of the different distilleries. He began with three releases featuring whisky distilled at Lark Distillery and the range has since been extended to include Adams, Killara, Launceston, Redlands and Spring Bay.

As at January 2022, Dark Valley has bottled 25 Tasmanian whiskies at cask strength, mostly small runs of about 30 bottles from 20 litre casks.  24 of the 25 expressions have already sold out on the Dark Valley website.

Dark Valley comes from the Gaelic name Glen Dhu, which is the area in Tasmania where Alex grew up and is now the headquarters of Dark Valley Whisky.