Bottle - Cask # 105.15, A tonic to lift the spirits
Cask No. 105.15, A tonic to lift the spirits
105.15
A tonic to lift the spirits
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Cask No. 105.15 Spicy & sweet

A tonic to lift the spirits

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Clean, fresh and simple on the nose, with saddle soap and leather polish to start, then dentists’ mouthwash, pine needles and tonic water, with ‘Daim Bar’ (praline covered with chocolate) after a while. Not as sweet a taste as expected; cooling mint and liquorice; slightly salty, but with chocolate in the aftertaste. The cooling effect becomes more pronounced with water – minty and mentholated (‘Hoola-Hoola Ice Powder’, for those who have been to Thailand); caramel, tobacco and nasturtiums. Now much sweeter to taste, though still lightly mouth-cooling, with dark chocolate in the finish. The distillery, built in the 1950s, was designed by a Past President of the Royal Academy.

 

Age 28 years
Date Distilled September 1983
Cask Type 1st fill sherry hogshead
Outturn 306 bottles
ABV 55.4 %