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SMWS 44.146 – Appealingly Crispy And Crunchy

ABV: 62.4%   Bottle Size: 750ml

Single Malt Whisky

Flavour Profile: Deep, Rich & Dried Fruits
Country: Scotland
Region: Speyside

Cask Type: Ex-Bourbon Hoghsead Re-casked Into A 2nd Fill Ex-Oloroso Hoghsead
Age: 14 Years Aged
Distillation Date: 23 October 2006
OutTurn: 1 Of 243 Bottles

Cask Strength: Yes
Chill Filtration: No
Added Colouring: No
Peat Smoked: No

$239.91

8 in stock

Official SMWS Panel Tasting Notes:

We cooked beef tenderloin with a chocolate chili sauce, made Dundee marmalade and baked a malt loaf, while next door someone got out the emulsion paint and started decorating. On the palate we flambéed with Grand Marnier before a sherried fruity sweetness appeared that reminded us of sun-soaked raisins and dark sweet cherries.

After reduction, duck a l’orange with that crispy, crackling skin alongside pink peppercorns ground over strawberries emerged. The taste was that of a banana milk shake accompanied by treacle tarts and fig rolls. Following 12 years in an ex-bourbon hogshead, we transferred this whisky into a 2nd fill Oloroso hogshead that previously contained whisky from distillery number 73.

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