account-logged-inaccountarrow-leftbasketbasketcirlce-successclosecreditSlice 1lockedlogoutmarkerSlice 1successsuccessSlice 2truckSlice 1amexjcbmaestromastercardpaypalpaypal-iconpaypal-sm-iconpaypalvisaworldpay-colorPowered byworldpayPowered byfacebooktwitteryoutube
This website requires the use of cookies. To find out more about our use of cookies, view our privacy policy
Jump to Content
We use our own and third party cookies to improve our website and provide you with relevant experiences and advertising suited to your preferences. By continuing to browse the site we assume that you accept our cookie policy. Close

CASK No. 54.49

Light & delicate

First day of cricket season

Age 11 Years
Date Distilled 20th October 2005
Cask Type Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Region Speyside Spey
Outturn 1 of 93 bottles
ABV 54.50%
Colour Pale gold

Description

Our panellists imagined handing out fruity boiled sweets at the cricket pavilion on the first day of the season (cut grass, wood, linseed oil, new paint, Earl Grey tea, white sandwiches). The palate told us the sweets were mainly tart and citric (lemon-drops, pear-drops, blackcurrant) – with some cinnamon and ginger ones included for the adults. The reduced nose still had sweets (now including Ricola herbal bonbons) along with custard creams, sponge cakes and pastries – followed by the laundry- room aftermath of a gruelling match. The palate with water – pleasant, light and refreshing – grapes, apples, lychees, figs in syrup and home-made lemonade.

DRINKING TIP: While watching a cricket match.
Join the SMWS Single
Cask Circle
placeholder Discover More »
Member Reviews
REVIEWS
  • Taste
    Nose
Add Your Review»