Brora Distillery (Closed 1983)
Surprising. The nose is more appealing than the palate. A cardboardy flavour when water added.Disappointing.
Old & Rare Platinum Selection
1976, Aged 30 Years
Year of Bottling
Nose: Pungent. Slightly spirity and sharp. Straw,cowshed by the sea. Touch of bitumen and cresote.\rOpens on fruity notes. Peaches in syrup,pears and vanilla.
Palate: Sweet at start then bursting out on the tongue. Minty and creamy.
Finish: Spicy,fizzy. Fruity aftertaste.
Comment: Surprising. The nose is more appealing than the palate. A cardboardy flavour when water added.Disappointing.
Nose: Clean,fragrant and herbal. Weighty with subtle citrus oils mixed with a saline note. Smoke drifts in the background.
Palate: Light. Seems shy with a fresh acidity. Tinned fruits then the salt and deep smoke. smouldering away.
Finish: Bone dry.
Comment: Not the biggest Brora but a good one.
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