Bottle - Cask # 3.182, Peeling tangarines in hospital
Cask No. 3.182, Peeling tangarines in hospital
3.182
Peeling tangarines in hospital
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Cask No. 3.182 Lightly peated

Peeling tangarines in hospital

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We found quite a bit of fruit on the nose – tinned pears, passion fruit and ‘someone peeling tangerines in a recently painted hospital’ – in addition we enjoyed lavender, orange blossom, patchouli, burnt paper, smoky bacon and well-kept stables – quite complex all in all. The palate had Elastoplasts and gauze bandages, star anise, walnut fudge, honeysuckle, nutty tobacco and baklava. Water brought freesias and parma violets, creosote and peat fires to the nose, while the palate became sweeter, developing slightly burnt treacle tart, sugar cane and dark chocolate coated marzipan with some coconut to finish.  The distillery was built in 1779.

Age 21 years
Date Distilled August 1990
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Region Islay
Outturn 159 bottles
ABV 46.4 %