Cask No. 41.85

Add a little spice!


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  • Flavour Profile:
    Spicy & Dry
  • Age:
    11 years
  • Region:
    Speyside, Spey
  • Cask:
    Virgin oak hogshead, heavy toast/ medium char


Spicy & dry

Cask No. 41.85

Add a little spice!

Speyside, Spey

The nose neat had plenty of foody associations; honey, orange and thyme glazed duck breast, steak cooked in Chinese Five spice powder with plum sauce and sweet mangos in fragrant steamed rice. The taste delivered the drinks; cocktail of green ginger wine and whisky, warm spiced pomegranate orange juice and dry Sercial Madeira wine. Diluted, an almond apricot cake and a sweet creamy Sherry trifle appeared and on the taste a Masala chai, spiced tea with almond milk and fresh ginger. Eleven years in an ex-bourbon hogshead, finished in a virgin oak hogshead with a heavy toast and a medium char.

Drinking tip: After a round of golf.

Colour: Gingery gold
Cask: Virgin oak hogshead, heavy toast/ medium char
Age: 11 years
Date distilled: August 2004
Alcohol: 57.6%
USA allocation: 132 bottles