Littlemill Distillery (Closed 1994)
Seems sweet, but just isn't quite balanced, as if the cask has yet to interact fully with the spirit.
1990, 11 Years Old
Nose: Sweet and slightly confected, but has depth. Orange squash/opal fruit and almond. In time a note like lead pipe. A bit immature?
Palate: Light and very sweet to start, then a promising creamy maltiness, but a certain hardness remains.
Comment: Seems sweet, but just isn't quite balanced, as if the cask has yet to interact fully with the spirit.
Nose: Light, lemony.
Palate: Creamy. Condensed milk. Becoming flowery and drying.
Finish: Surprisingly hot.
Comment: Littlemill has never been a favourite with critics - or blenders - but I have always thought it a good example of a Lowland malt.
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