Bottle - Cask # 1.164, Cheshire cat whisky
Cask No. 1.164, Cheshire cat whisky
1.164
Cheshire cat whisky
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Cask No. 1.164 Old & dignified

Cheshire cat whisky

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‘Sweet manna from heaven’ – toffee, fudge, caramel, Toffifees, vanilla, honey – but more – tea chests, spice racks, aromatic smoke, burnt heather and pencils in a library – we could have sniffed it endlessly. Water opened up the fruit – sherbet, orange zest, peach, strawberry, tinned grapes, sweet sap and light smoke – panellists grinning like Cheshire cats. The sweet, oaky palate had tablet, fudge and bread dough – by an open fire; but it also had a darker side – woody, earthy, drying, with sticky cassis and treacle. Water brightened it up – Starbursts, Skittles and spicy Advocaat. From the distillery always directed by John or George.

Age 27 years
Date Distilled October 1985
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Outturn 230 bottles
ABV 52.1 %