Aged 23 years, this is the Straight from the Cask release, a special limited edition from 2005.
The coating around the bottle, an example of fine Guatemalan craftsmanship, is entirely handmade with royal palm leaves.
Industrias Licoreras de Guatemala was founded in Guatemala in 1914 by five Spanish brothers Venancio, Andrés, Jesús, Alejandro and Felipe Botran. Its the largest distillery of the country and produces a plethora of spirits, including the world famous Zacapa and the Botran, named after the founders.
The distillery operates a two-column stainless steel still, that stands 23 meters tall and designed to be able to withstand high winds.
The wash made from the freshly pressed sugarcane ‘honey’, is fermented for up to 120 hours and is the result of the first stage in molasses production, providing a typical lighter product compared to others molasses based.
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