Cask No. 85.45

The lemon rocket ship


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  • Flavour Profile:
    Young & Spritely
  • Age:
    8 years
  • Region:
    Speyside, Lossie
  • Cask:
    First-fill barrel


Young & spritely

Cask No. 85.45

The lemon rocket ship

Speyside, Lossie

The countdown had begun as we seated ourselves onboard the giant lemon rocket ship with marshmallow seats and dials made of yellow wine gums. A car air freshener hung from the rear view mirror and our destination was plotted in marker pen on a large whiteboard. The rocket had been fuelled with bitter lemon and quality tonic water with cooling menthol and spearmint to prevent overheating. Holding the honeycomb and chocolate steering controls the countdown reached zero and then blast off! With a chilli kick the giant lemon soared into the stratosphere, destination… the twin planets of rhubarb and custard.

Drinking tip: When your senses need a boost.

Colour: Sunshine in space
Cask: First-fill barrel
Age: 8 years
Date distilled: October 2007
Alcohol: 61.8%
USA allocation: 90 bottles