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Custard on ginger cake

CASK No. 28.37
£52.00
0 left in stock
Whisky ABV 61.6%
Age 12 years
Distilled Date 24th March 2005
Cask Type Second Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Whisky Flavour Spicy & dry
Whisky Outturn 1 of 191 bottles
Whisky Region Highland Southern

Notes

Initial aromas combined the tangy enthusiasm of fresh lemon skin and stripped twigs with velvety vanilla and clotted cream over milk chocolate. A spiciness rolled in like a haze of nutmeg and cinnamon through a pine forest, bringing with it the fruity earthiness of fresh rhubarb, perhaps also with a healthy covering of custard. The palate diverted the spice into realms of chilli jam and candied ginger to give a reassuring wallop to the taste tank that calmed with water to juicy fruits and floral fields. Lime pickle and ginger cake sat alongside frangipanes and sugar-coated almonds with spicy perfume and Turkish delight whilst the finish delivered plenty of new oak and oat biscuits.