Lot No. 40 Dark Oak was originally aged in char no. 2 level barrels to impart the whisky with notes of vanilla and caramel to complement the rye spice. After the initial aging, it was finished in a char no. 4 barrel to enhance the flavours of charred oak, toasted sugar and deeper colour. The bold and intense rye whisky is finished by bottled at 48 per cent ABV.