As a cask sample of a maturing whisky, I'd say it had definite potential, but otherwise, it's jailbait.
Preludium : 01
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Traces of vanilla and fudge, but largely dominated by the acetic dryness of new spirit. Menthol or Eucalyptus.
Palate: Flat, dusty, chalky. Big alcohol burn, even with water. Big, but unsophisticated, vanilla notes.
Finish: Definite peppermint/menthol character. With water, more toffee develops.
Comment: As a cask sample of a maturing whisky, I'd say it had definite potential, but otherwise, it's jailbait.
Nose: Apples, lemon, and a light yeastiness. Newly sawn wood. Meadow flowers and garden mint.
Palate: Fresh and young, with a baked apple flavour.
Finish: Floral, citric and a touch of toffee.
Comment: Lowland-like, extremely pretty and characterful. Good by any standard, excellent given its youth. Welcome to the gang Mackmyra!
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