Douglas Laing Old & Rare Platinum Selection


1976, Aged 30 Years

ABV 55.1%
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Brand: Brora, Old & Rare Platinum Selection, Douglas Laing
Expression: 1976, Aged 30 Years
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 30 years old
Year of bottling: 2007
ABV: 55.1%
Country/Region: Scotland / Highland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Douglas Laing
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Clean,fragrant and herbal. Weighty with subtle citrus oils mixed with a saline note. Smoke drifts in the background.
Palate: Light. Seems shy with a fresh acidity. Tinned fruits then the salt and deep smoke. smouldering away.
Finish: Bone dry.
Comment: Not the biggest Brora but a good one.
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Pungent. Slightly spirity and sharp. Straw,cowshed by the sea. Touch of bitumen and cresote.Opens on fruity notes. Peaches in syrup,pears and vanilla.
Palate: Sweet at start then bursting out on the tongue. Minty and creamy.
Finish: Spicy,fizzy. Fruity aftertaste.
Comment: Surprising. The nose is more appealing than the palate. A cardboardy flavour when water added.Disappointing.
Visit the distillery
Brora (Closed 1983) Distillery, Brora , Sutherland, Highland , Highland, Scotland
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