Cask No. R13.1

Deep, dark and brooding


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  • Spirit:
  • Age:
    20 Years
  • Region:
  • Cask:
    First-fill barrel



Cask No. R13.1 

Deep, dark and brooding


Single cask from a closed distillery!

A deep brooding colour was followed by ‘dark aromas’ – treacle, tar, soot, black olives, damson jam, Demerara sugar and black pepper. Big, funky and delightful on the palate neat – BBQ beef ribs with black garlic and chilli accompanied by roasted artichokes prepared with salt and pepper, garlic cloves and plenty of olive oil as well as heavily BBQ-seasoned bacon-wrapped shrimps. When we added water, sea salted dark chocolate at first before roasted chestnuts, hot engine oil and blackstrap molasses in hot milk appeared. The taste had a bit of everything now; antiseptic, seaweed, sultanas, fruit marmalade and in the finish, a strong sweet Turkish coffee.

Age: 20 Years
Date Distilled: January 1998
Cask Type: First-fill barrel
Region: Trinidad
ABV: 62.3%

USA Allocation: 36 bottles