The Penderyn Icons of Wales series consists of special bottlings, each one celebrating a person, milestone or event from Welsh history with international significance. The distillery plans to release fifty editions in total, each one strictly limited in number and containing Penderyn's award-winning Welsh spirit.
The series seeks to celebrate the finest moments from Welsh history which showcase independence, innovation and individuality, raising the profile of these moments both in Wales and abroad.
The second ‘Icon of Wales' is called ‘Penderyn Independence', and commemorates the signing of the American Declaration of Independence in 1776. The emerging statesman Thomas Jefferson, who went on to become one of America's most famous Presidents, was one of the fifty-six men who adopted the Declaration of Independence. Wales is a small country with an equally small population yet Jefferson and fully fifteen of his fellow signatories came from Welsh roots.
‘Penderyn Independence' is beautifully presented and wrapped in a copy of the Declaration, accompanied with a quill. The front of the box also highlights the signatories from the Declaration.
Bottled at 41% abv, this whisky is finished in MADEIRA CASKS to impart a delicate flavour of subtle complexity. HAND CRAFTED to perfection, the unique distillation process at Penderyn produces a single malt whisky that is smooth, light in character and softly golden in colour.