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Captain's Reserve

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Expression: Captain's Reserve
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 40%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Chocolate digestives and brandy snap biscuits. The fruits start to come through, red cherry compote and raspberry ripple sweets. Pears in honey. Some gentle flavoured pipe tobacco, vanilla, mint and cherry.
Palate: Gentle and full of fruits, almost elderflower syrup. Light honey and vanilla waffles. Clotted cream, white chocolate pennies with crushed nuts.
Finish: Quite short and full of chocolate coated sugar waffles.
Comment: Sweetness runs rampant without much of a foil. Not bad for it though.
Taster   Lyndsey Gray
Nose: Gorse flower, heather honey and dried peaches. A dash of mint Vienetta ice cream with rich dark chocolate, coconut flakes and just a hint of acetone.
Palate: Musky florals, peppermint and coconut dominate. Notes of melon, peaches and pear to shine through. A touch of cardamom and toasted pistachios elevates the flavour.
Finish: Crisp, clean and pleasantly uncomplicated.
Comment: The back up singer that keeps the harmony balanced and on point.
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