Bottle - Cask # 53.177, The very fabric of dreams
Cask No. 53.177, The very fabric of dreams
53.177
The very fabric of dreams
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Cask No. 53.177 Heavily peated

The very fabric of dreams

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‘Home is the sailor, home from the sea’ – led by the nose – sea breezes over summer meadows, gorse, fish boxes, barbecued lobster and peat smoke from a fisherman’s cottage – we could practically see the twinkling lights of home. Water brought perfumed oils, spring flowers, honey, orange peel, caramel, root beer and sun-bleached driftwood on the machair. The palate was sweet, smoky, nutty and lip-smacking; smooth but drawing, with barley sugars, lobster bisque, treacle, honey-glazed ham, burnt sticks, embers and Old English Spangles. Cleaner and more straightforward with water – the smoke lingered, becoming the very fabric of dreams. From Islay’s biggest distillery.

Age 20 years
Date Distilled January 1992
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Region Islay
Outturn 267 bottles
ABV 55 %

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