Sorry,but this isn't what old whisky is for me.
The Family Casks
Release II, 1960, 46 Years Old, Cask No. 1773
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Brown. Blackstrap molasses. Burnt and dense. Spent bonfire and liquorice.
Palate: Lighter in touch than 15 but there's greater astringency. Mouth puckeringly dry. Slightly better\rwith water,but the story here is all about tannin.
Finish: Hard, bitter.
Comment: Sorry,but this isn't what old whisky is for me.
Nose: Sour,spicy. Opens on a floral display of heady scents.Roasted chestnuts.
Palate: Sweet and sour. Spicier than oaky. Ginger,hint of chili.Roasted coffee.
Comment: Obviously over sherried but there is some life under the coat of wood.
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