Top 50 innovative spirits launches of 2020: 30-21

25th January, 2021 by Nicola Carruthers

22. The Organic: Gaia 1.1

Part of the Waterford Distillery’s Arcadian Series, The Organic: Gaia 1.1 became Ireland’s first organic whiskey on its launch. Distilled in 2016, it is made with organic Irish barley, and has been certified by Ireland’s Organic Trust.

The whiskey has been matured in super-premium oak barrels, comprising: 42% first-fill American oak, 17% virgin American oak, 23% premium French oak and 18% vin doux naturel, known as sweet fortified wine casks.

Waterford Distillery’s Arcadian Series pays tribute to radical growers and alternative values such as heritage grains and unusual growing methods.

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