A curious beast. I’m not really sure what’s going on.
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Plastic. Nail varnish remover. Fades to black tea and honey. Apricots. Sultanas. Tobacco ash. Cooked vegetables. Toffee fudge and salted caramel. Takes time to become approachable.
Palate: Curiously mealy and brackish. Ashy, with bitter tannins and black tea. More balanced with time: olives, sunflower oil, all spice. Resinous, linseed oil on a willow bat.
Finish: Short, oily, with fresh fruits clearing away rapidly. The brackish quality returns.
Comment: A curious beast. I’m not really sure what’s going on.
Nose: Initially strong acetate, almost feinty. Opens to a world of fruit cake, cheese and chilli honey. Plenty of condensed milk and pear drops too.
Palate: Olive and cheese breadsticks, an interesting gentle smoke note and then lots of wood notes coming through. Hints of oatcake and butter.
Finish: Swift and finishes with that buttery note.
Comment: Once the nose develops you have a very easy and simple whisky.
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