Bottle - Cask # 28.33
Cask No. 28.33, Temptation to the dark side

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Cask No. 28.33 Deep, rich & dried fruits

Temptation to the dark side

Alberta: sold out
British Columbia: $149.43

The nose offered us chocolate and orange biscuits, orange muscat and marmalade, sherry-soaked trifle sponge and roasted chestnut kernels, with an intriguing hint of Barbour jackets. The palate was big and intense – singed wood, currants and now the shells of the roasted chestnuts – also crystallized orange, leather and maybe duck a l’orange.

The reduced nose brought Pedro Ximenez sherry, cough mixture and a burning hay-barn before turning back to marmalade and suggestions of vanilla. The palate was now rich, sweet and very dark – molasses, aniseed, figs and dates, with some tobacco, camphor and teriyaki beef on the finish; umbrageous, ebonized and fuliginous.

Age 8 years
Date Distilled 20 May 2008
Cask Type Refill ex-sherry butt
Region Highland
Outturn 637 bottles
ABV 60.4 %