Master of Malt

North British, 1991, 20 Years Old

ABV 55.8%
REVIEWED Issue 97
Specifications
Brand: Single Cask Series, North British, Master of Malt
Expression: North British, 1991, 20 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Grain
Age: 20 years old
ABV: 55.8%
Country/Region: Scotland / Lowland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
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North British Distillery, 9 Wheatfield Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Lowland, Scotland
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Acetone and other estery notes. Opens well if quietly, whispering (
Palate: Lightly fruity. Pure and controlled. Expands well. Fresh and slightly floral.
Finish: Light oak.
Comment: It might lack the layering you want from a 20 year old but its vibrancy is tobe praised.
7.9
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Intense, a bit sharp. Fruity. Apples stewed in a vanilla syrup. Touch oflemon balm. Vanilla biscuits.
Palate: Sweet then getting fizzy and tickling on the tongue. Pineapple drop. Rumlikeflavours. Ripe banana.
Finish: Quickly fading. Slightly dusty.
Comment: This whisky is so close to a Trinidad rum. So surprising. You wonder whether this grain whisky has matured in a rum cask
7.5
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