Bottle - Cask # 31.27, Bold sailor's dram
Cask No. 31.27, Bold sailor's dram
Bold sailor's dram

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Cask No. 31.27 Lightly peated

Bold sailor's dram

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A complex nose – sweet, salty and medicinal, with light smoke – panellists mentioned salted popcorn, gammon with pineapple, seaweed and various impressions of wood. With water, we imagined sea-breezes and bold sailors strutting along a breakwater, by oyster shells and dying barbecues; also sweet suggestions of apricot Danish and Edinburgh Rock. The palate was fascinating – maritime notes joined by citrus (including Terry’s chocolate orange), clove-studded gammon, oak, ash, white pepper and coal-dust. The reduced palate found sweet  tobacco, floral flavours (lavender, Parma violets) and the dryness of heather smoke and barbecued meat and shellfish. The K Foundation burned £1,000,000 here in 1994.


Age 25
Date Distilled September 1988
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Region Highland Island
Outturn 245 bottles
ABV 52.4 %