Brora Distillery (Closed 1983)
Not sufficient drive being given by the cask.
Un-Chillfiltered Collection 1981, Aged 21 Years
Year of Bottling
Nose: Light and slightly numb. Wet stones, thrift flowers, herbs, smoke.
Palate: Dry and unyielding. Those herbs again, some almond and a light maritime character.
Comment: Not sufficient drive being given by the cask.
Nose: A walk across the grassy dunes to a clean beach in a light, fresh breeze.
Palate: Teasing balance of sweet, creamy maltiness and salty, savoury, vegetal flavours. After the walk, warming soup.
Finish: Peppery dry. Bring on the cullen skink.
Comment: What a distinctive malt Brora was, and there are some excellent bottlings available.
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