Bottle - Cask # 36.57, Puff Candy & vanilla sponge
Cask No. 36.57, Puff Candy & vanilla sponge
Puff Candy & vanilla sponge

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Cask No. 36.57 Sweet, fruity & mellow

Puff Candy & vanilla sponge

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A spicy nose-feel resolves as ginger sponge and lemon sponge with creamy custard (‘vanilla Victoria sponge-cake with lemon drizzle’ offered the chef among us), then reminded us all of a ‘white wash’ – clean cotton sheets on a clothes line. The taste is much sweeter than expected – runny honey, puff candy, honeycomb: it drinks well, straight. Water alters the aroma considerably: there are still some honey notes, even a trace of toffee, but now joined by ‘sweet evening perfume’ and pale floral scents (primroses?). A pleasant texture and an overall sweet taste - jelly beans as well as honeycomb. The distillery takes its name from Speyside’s highest mountain.

Age 23
Date Distilled February 1989
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Outturn 251 bottles
ABV 53.4 %