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The gifts of the sea

CASK No. 10.86
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Whisky ABV 58.9%
Age 9 years
Distilled Date 20th December 2005
Cask Type Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Whisky Flavour Peated
Whisky Outturn 1 of 156 bottles
Whisky Region Islay


Some prickle, then coal dust, coal cellar, foostie; roasted peanuts and sun-dried cardboard, then back to maritime notes: dry pebble beach, wooden pier, faded creosote – you get the idea? At natural strength the panel noted: brown paper towels, ‘cleansing antiseptic (Savlon)’, a hint of cloves; with ‘end of barbeque’ and ‘bandages’ in the finish. With water the aroma becomes drier: more lint bandages, dry shellfish shells, ‘a bowl of mussels’, tarry rope, rock pools. Now the texture is smooth and soft; dusty and cooling, with a sweetish start, a salty middle and a spicy/smoky finish.