Bottle - Cask # 3.189, Echoes of bonfires & funfairs
Cask No. 3.189, Echoes of bonfires & funfairs
3.189
Echoes of bonfires & funfairs
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Cask No. 3.189 Peated

Echoes of bonfires & funfairs

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Initial nose impressions of sparklers and struck matches gave way to scented sticks, manuka honey on buttered toast, flambéed bananas, parma violets, beurre noisette and shrimps cooked over peat on a sandy beach. The taste could best be described as fierce but pleasant – ash, smoke, burnt toffee, toffee apples, echoes of bonfire night; dry clove and mustard heat to finish. The reduced nose suggested wellies, rock-pools and funfairs (diesel generators, candy floss, donuts, fireworks, muddy fields). The palate was now sweet (sticky dates, cinder toffee) with earthy undertones and an ashy after-taste. The distillery was once visited by the Queen.

Age 14 years
Date Distilled September 1997
Cask Type Refill sherry butt
Region Islay
Outturn 607 bottles
ABV 58.4 %