Bottle - Cask # 16.31, Dichotomy of sweet and savoury
Cask No. 16.31, Dichotomy of sweet and savoury
16.31
Dichotomy of sweet and savoury
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Cask No. 16.31 Spicy & dry

Dichotomy of sweet and savoury

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Sweet and savoury aromas greeted the Panel – tinned fruit, cinder toffee, honeycomb, Rumtopf peaches, grapes, tomato vines, Vosene shampoo and roast pork & cranberry; although there was a slight butyric whiff. The palate was more of the same although nutty with cinnamon, slightly burnt caramel and strawberry cider with added pineapple sherbet fizz. Water introduces strawberry strudel, sandalwood church pews, rum-soaked-oranges and grease paint, while to taste it was sickly sweet with liquorice rolling papers, over-ripe plums and incense but a bitter dry finish reminiscent of peanut skins balanced it out. From Scotland’s oldest distillery that is home to the Famous Grouse.

Age 10 years
Date Distilled March 2001
Cask Type Refill gorda, ex sherry
Region Highland Southern
Outturn 816 bottles
ABV 55.7 %