Bottle - Cask # 73.52, Speakeasy perkiness
Cask No. 73.52, Speakeasy perkiness
Speakeasy perkiness

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Cask No. 73.52 Old & dignified

Speakeasy perkiness

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The nose hinted at uniforms and boots in a wooden chest, musky perfume in a leather handbag, calvados, sherry-soaked fruit cake, molasses, syrup, crême brûlée and a distant bonfire. With water it remained fascinating and perky – perhaps fruitier (apple, pear, peach, orange) but with some bitterness, burnt notes, wood and hessian. The palate delivered a surge of sweetness and a spreading glow of warmth – marmalade, aniseed, apple pie, black coffee and traces of smoke. The reduced flavours suggested humbugs and a gangster’s moll sipping espresso in a 1920’s speakeasy. The distillery contributes to Dewar’s and sits between Keith and Buckie.

Age 23 years
Date Distilled May 1989
Cask Type Refill sherry butt
Outturn 544 bottles
ABV 57.5 %

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