Cask No. 30.94

Riding a duck bareback up Mount Etna


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  • Flavour Profile:
    Deep Rich & Dried Fruits
  • Age:
    9 years
  • Region:
    Speyside, Spey
  • Cask:
    First-fill butt


Deep, rich & dried fruits

Cask No. 30.94   

Riding a duck bareback up Mount Etna

Speyside, Spey

We stood at the foot of the volcano; a towering eminence of tightly packed fruitcake and sticky toffee pudding, and gazed up towards the bellowing clouds of pork crackling infused smoke. Climbing onto the back of a giant duck and gripping the leather reins we began our ascent with the spicy smell of nutmeg, clove and cinnamon becoming heavier as we advanced. The ground shook as figs, dates and roasted chestnuts were blasted high into the sky and rivers of molten toffee passed nearby. Sipping export strength navy rum to steady our nerves we bravely continued further towards the summit passing boulders of macadamia nuts, honeycomb and salted chocolate.

Drinking tip: Drink whilst reading Tolkien stories to the devil.

Colour: Polished conkers
Cask: First-fill butt
Age: 9 years
Date distilled: June 2007
Alcohol: 64.5%
USA allocation: 72 bottles