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CASK No. 48.101

Spicy & sweet

Mad Wax


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Age 9 Years
Date Distilled 17th April 2008
Cask Type First Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Region Speyside
Outturn 1 of 242 bottles
ABV 57.5%


The panel finds a curiously convoluted nose which throws up wax jackets, dried herbs, spiced aubergine, asparagus, green Chartreuse, frangipani and a scattering of ointments. With water we get pineapple, cider and crushed foxgloves with bourbon biscuits, white balsamic and tequila blanco. There’s also a slightly grassier edge emerging with notes of motor oil and hay loft. The palate is textural and chewy with toffee, burnt sugar, marmite, cherry cola cubes, soft waxes, wild strawberries and lemon oil. Reduction brings out Jamaican ginger cake, sunflower oil, hessian, minerals and a rhubarb and custard confectionary note. A dram for the curious...

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