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A whiff of maritime joy

CASK No. 53.292
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Whisky ABV 58.0%
Age 9 years
Distilled Date - - -
Cask Type Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Whisky Flavour Peated
Whisky Outturn 1 of 282 bottles
Whisky Region Islay


The nose was a whiff of maritime joy – enticing peat smoke drifting over rock pools and harbour scenes with tarry ropes and fish boxes – a table was set alfresco with gewürztraminer wine and greenshell mussels. The seafood banquet continued with water – prawn cocktail and barbecued sardines garnished with dried seaweed and fried sage leaves. The neat palate was a complex concatenation of satisfying and rewarding impressions – marshmallow Flumps, gooseberry, oily fish, salty ropes and awesome smoke. In reduction it tasted sweeter and slipped down much more easily – chalky sweets and jelly babies, gratifying smoke and an ashy finish.