Data for: The effects of oak cask previous use, origin and filling strength in the maturation of Scotch Whisky



Data includes the maturation congeners, sugars and organoleptic properties of maturing spirit (to become Scotch Whisky) which has been maturing in various oak casks. Samples were taken from maturing casks at 3, 9 and 22 months.

Data also includes spirit matured in laboratory with oak cores analysed for maturation congeners sampled at 3 months. Lastly the elemental composition of some oak shavings was included.
Date made available24 Aug 2023
PublisherAbertay University
Date of data production1 Dec 2018 - 1 Mar 2021


  • Whisky
  • Oak casks
  • Maturation
  • Extractives
  • Sensory
  • Fill strength

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