Bottle - Cask # 29.104, Not for wee boys
Cask No. 29.104, Not for wee boys
Not for wee boys

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Cask No. 29.104 Peated

Not for wee boys

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A big nose with lots going on. Carbolic soap, sticking plasters, treacle, hot smoked salmon, burnt heather and liquorice root added to the anticipation. Then a youthful woody spiciness together with jerk chicken sauce (rosemary, thyme, cloves, honey). The palate was massive with concentrated flavours and bitter woodiness. Water brought out prunes, raisins, lemon juice and old camp fires. A musky aroma accompanied some lighter floral notes. A brief hint of struck matches to taste gave way to tannins, burnt heather, liquorice sticks and lots of sweetness. It benefited from some water to calm it down. Of the three Kildalton distilleries, this is the one closest to Port Ellen.

Age 20
Date Distilled October 1990
Cask Type Refill sherry butt
Region Islay
Outturn 584 bottles
ABV 58.2 %