Bottle - Cask # 64.33, Antics of a prankster
Cask No. 64.33, Antics of a prankster
Antics of a prankster

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Cask No. 64.33 Young & spritely

Antics of a prankster

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This dynamic nose started out with pears, fabric cleaner and swimming pools – then opened up genially – ginger and cinnamon cake, tablet, toffee, fudge, Battenberg cake and a bower of roses – eventually tobacco and oily rags appeared. The palate was enjoyably big and complex – sweet barley, green apple and sherbet stood beside dry sawdust and menthol and tobacco heat. With water the nose turned more citric, also uncovering vanilla, unripe bananas and tarry ropes – very interesting! The reduced palate seemed very tasty for its age – its youthfulness suggesting a teenage prankster’s forgivable antics. Bottlings from this 1971 distillery are very uncommon.

Age 8 years
Date Distilled June 2003
Cask Type First-fill ex-bourbon barrel
Outturn 218 bottles
ABV 62.3 %