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Anzac biscuits and cricket bats

CASK No. 73.83
£74.75
0 left in stock
Whisky ABV 56.9%
Age 15 years
Distilled Date 24th September 2001
Cask Type Refill Ex-Sherry Butt
Whisky Flavour Spicy & dry
Whisky Outturn 1 of 522 bottles
Whisky Region Speyside Deveron

Notes

The nose regaled us with honey nut breakfast cereal, toffee, Crunchie bars, marzipan and sweetie tobacco (shredded coconut), with added floral hints. Then it suffused our gobs with a warm golden glow – pickled ginger, black bun and fudge; ‘honey on a razor strop’ and ‘chewing twigs on a heathery hillside’. The reduced nose had us weeping over childhood memories of McCowan’s Highland Toffee, Daim bars (‘Dime’ in those days), syrup of figs and oiled cricket bats. The reduced palate was rather deep, dark and mysterious, but rich and sweet (apricot Danish, yum-yums, treacle toffee, dried fruits). Thumbs up all round.