Cask No. 4.218


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  • Flavour Profile:
    Spicy & Sweet


Spicy & sweet

Cask No. 4.218      

A Little Warmth

Highland, Island    

We all noticed, when pouring into the glass, the wonderful beads forming and lasting for a long time. The colour had a glow and so had the aroma; ember, aromatic charred wood, a freshly brewed steaming hot cup of nettle tea and making blackberry compote. The taste was herbal, salty, dry and quite some heat, but all in perfect balance with flavours of roasted chestnuts and dry cured Black Forest ham. Water brought out more sweetness like toasting marshmallows or caramelizing sugar on a Crème Brulee. The taste was soft and sweet, a Peach Melba with pistachio and almond caramel cream.

Drinking tip: When in need of a little warmth

Colour: Brass trumpet
Cask: First-fill barrel
Age: 16 years
Date distilled: October 1999
Alcohol: 55.9%
USA allocation: 90 bottles