Bottle - Cask # 3.228, A deep, brooding masterpiece
Cask No. 3.228, A deep, brooding masterpiece
A deep, brooding masterpiece

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Cask No. 3.228 Old & dignified

A deep, brooding masterpiece

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At first there were blackberries, then salted caramel sweets and freshly baked gingerbread men. Light, measured peat, rich Soreen Malt Loaf and beautiful amoroso sweetness  combined. Then, a fizz on the tongue with Love Hearts, Seville oranges and redcurrants. Hints of Pears soap, sweet charcoal dust and eucalyptus sung softly, whilst the understated smoke provided a steady bass-line.  Some were taken to a fireside in a log cabin, while others walked on a beach in the rain. We enjoyed spare ribs with a sticky soy glaze followed by a handful of Edinburgh Rock candy. Bakewell tarts, smoke and lavender to finish. Harmonious:  Everything in its right place


Age 26
Date Distilled December 1987
Cask Type Second fill sherry butt
Region Islay
Outturn 206 bottles
ABV 46 %

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