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From pioneering non-alcoholic spirits since 2019 and releasing a non-alc sparkling wine in 2021, Lyre’s is raising the bar once more with Australia’s first non-alcoholic whisky-style beverage, Highland Malt.

Lyre’s launched its non-alcoholic spirits range in 2019, consisting of 18 alcohol-free classic spirits, five RTDs and a non-alc sparkling wine, released in 2021.

Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic Highland Malt has been impossibly crafted to capture the essence of a blended malt whisky, one of the world’s most revered spirits, with flavours that are distinct and contemporary.

Showcasing an inviting light honey hue, Highland Malt leads with a soft earthiness and bouquet, featuring light grain cereal, stone fruit and almond to round out every sip.

The subtle additions of sea spray and lightly charred oak further add to the complexity. A lovely and rewarding depth in flavour can be found with a natural influence of seasoned oak, nutty grain, and warm spices. In addition, the welcoming smoke contributes lift to the soft palate.

The Highland Malt has been meticulously created by Lyre’s flavour architect, David Murphy.

“While Lyre’s spirits are true to taste, they have their own distinction as a premium non-alcoholic beverage, and therefore understanding the popularity of whisky we wanted to deliver the same delicious taste but with a difference. Whether served neat or in mixers, whisky is a firm favourite for many around the world and understanding this, we’ve worked tirelessly to study the aromas and tastes that whisky fans most enjoy, to deliver the Highland Malt,” said Murphy

“People who enjoy the taste of a great whisky can experience our non-alcoholic version in occasions where it would otherwise be just featuring the alcoholic equivalents - it extends the occasion to more people more often.”

 

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