Cask No. 93.140

Bacon on a bonfire


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  • Age:
    17 years
  • Region:
  • Cask:
    Second-fill barrel


Cask No. 93.140   

Bacon on a bonfire


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Selected by American Members at The Tasting Panel Experience 2019

The initial impression was one of chalky minerals and a vibrant maritime influence. Notes of rock salt, iodine droplets, sea spray, charred shellfish and charcoal embers slipping away on a brittle coastal breeze. A drop of water and we found a new earthy quality as dried seaweed mingled with roasted escargot, damp cellar earth and silk mechanical oils. Unequivocally excellent whisky! In the mouth the arrival was mouth-coating and beautifully balanced. Sweetness and salt sparring on a seesaw. Jambon, lime butter icing, distant BBQ smoke and a sensation of mints after a cigar. Water offered greater sinew and depth. Smoked pumpkin oil, cloves, lighter fluid and salted toffee drizzled over charred pineapple. Totally enchanting and evocative.

Cask: Second-fill barrel
Age: 17 years
Date distilled: May 2002
Alcohol: 55.9%
USA allocation: 198 bottle