Jewels of Scotland

Single Cask

ABV 57.3%
REVIEWED Issue 151
Specifications
Brand: Royal Lochnagar
Expression: Single Cask
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 57.3%
Country/Region: Scotland / Highland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
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Royal Lochnagar Distillery, Crathie, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Highland, Scotland
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Takes me back to Autumn, turning leaves, leaf mulch, fresh turned earth and gentle smoke. The there’s a zingy Key lime pie note, lemon curd and raw pastry notes. A treacle sweetness to it.
Palate: That sweetness and honey come through at first. Quite hot, alcohol prickle, but water helps. Tropical fruits come through with gentle smoke.
Finish: Short and swift, quite feisty and fizzy like sherbet, water brings out orange jelly.
Comment: Fun, big boned and water really helps it show its true colours though.
8.0
Taster   Sam Coyne
Nose: Damp, leaves, cross-country at school, and mostly without the tears.
Palate: A warm prickle immediately, before the citrus zest is more apparent than on the nose. You almost get a cup of honey and lemon, with just the wisp of a nearby bonfire.
Finish: Very very short, but quite bright, after the palate.
Comment: A lot going on and one that I'm sure in the moment ticks a lot of people's boxes.
7.8
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