Old Malt Cask

Director's Tactical Selection

18 Years Old

ABV 50%
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Brand: Director's Tactical Selection, Douglas Laing
Expression: 18 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 18 years old
Year of bottling: 2006
ABV: 50%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islands (Non Islay)
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: Douglas Laing
Issue 63
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Peaty and slightly briny. Oily notes once more. Dry leaves lanolin mint and ginger beer.
Palate: Medicinal. Chocolate orange. Smoke returns to balance things on the finish. Very interesting.
Finish: Fruity and sweet.
Comment: This has it all but goes about it in an unflashy manner. Good.
Taster   Arthur Motley
Nose: Sweet mint, some basil and creamy vanilla. Some cereal husk. Apples and lime and an elegant smoke. A little linseed.
Palate: More sweet mint, some dark chocolate and lots of vanilla. Bright yellow vanilla ice cream.
Finish: Gentle smoke and some wood-spice.
Comment: Good complexity, structure and balance of smoke, spice and sweetness.
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