Bottle - Cask # 66.90, Steam train through a pharmacy
Cask No. 66.90, Steam train through a pharmacy
66.90
Steam train through a pharmacy
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Cask No. 66.90 Peated

Steam train through a pharmacy

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The nose delivered an immediate, unmistakable blast of vanilla smoke – then cigar ash, walnut shells, polished wood pharmacy counters – eventually pine forest freshness. To taste, the smoke had a more tarry character (the taste left after working with bitumen roofing sheets), Buckley’s Mixture and eucalyptus – the balancing sweetness reminded us of aniseed-flavoured Liquorice Allsorts and blackcurrants. The reduced nose had cleaner, more clinical smoke, causing one panellist to recall a journey on the Jacobite steam train (wood, leather, smoke, heather, pine). The palate now flooded our mouths with sweet, succulent easy-drinking joy – restrained hickory smoke and blackcurrant Halls.

 

Age 12 years
Date Distilled March 2004
Cask Type Refill barrel
Region Highland Eastern
Outturn 204 bottles
ABV 58.5 %