Bottle - Cask # 31.23, Sugared almonds in a mattress factory
Cask No. 31.23, Sugared almonds in a mattress factory
31.23
Sugared almonds in a mattress factory
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Cask No. 31.23 Lightly peated

Sugared almonds in a mattress factory

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The intriguing nose delivered dried fruits and mixed nuts, toffee, green malt, mouse-trap cheese with a black, sooty fireplace grate somewhere in the background. The palate was pleasantly sweet yet robust – with moist iced gingerbread, liquorice, salt, smoke and chalky, limestone, earthy elements. The reduced nose turned somewhat fatty and savoury, like leg of lamb or the wrapping of a haggis supper – also cigarette papers and a mineral beach, with salt marshes nearby. The palate now floral and sweet suggested sugared almonds and iced gems in a coil-sprung mattress factory. The distillery, designed by architect William Delmé-Evans, was built around1960.

Age 23 years
Date Distilled September 1988
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Region Highland Island
Outturn 235 bottles
ABV 51.7 %