Powerful, but fairly one-dimensional.
The Family Casks
Release IX, 1994, 17 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Brazil nut shells, boot polish, dark waxy honey and acetone, given time a little dried mint begins to emerge.
Palate: Muscovado sugar, oak notes, some dry ginger and woody cinnamon. With\rwater, some liquorice and chopped Brazil nuts.
Finish: Very dry indeed, with an almost earthy feel on the end.
Comment: Powerful, but fairly one-dimensional.
Nose: Oxford marmalade, orange blossom honey, fresh pencils, printer's ink and\rnew magazines.
Palate: Earthy, sherried and a little meat stock. A hint of mint jelly and some sweet\rmelted brown sugar notes.
Finish: Short and drying.
Comment: A big whisky with dominant wood notes.
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