Bottle - Cask # 39.111, Total shock!
Cask No. 39.111, Total shock!
39.111
Total shock!
15

⇐ Back to Bottle Archive

Cask No. 39.111 Lightly peated

Total shock!

sold out

This was a total shock! – completely unexpected in character. Our noses found jam, buttery cake mix, ginger biscuits and toasted tea-cake – but how come we got burnt paper, wood-burning stoves and cockles in brine? Someone even mentioned ozone and peat! The palate was peaty, salty, ashy and slightly metallic – like cooking burgers on a steam train shovel. With water – the nose got rock-pools and a pot of mussels cooked in wine on a beach fire; also lemon icing sugar, rainbow drops and Pillsbury dough. The reduced palate – smooth and sweet, but with burnt wood, gentle peat and a country house kitchen.

Age 15 years
Date Distilled June 2000
Cask Type Refill hogshead
Region Speyside
Outturn 257 bottles
ABV 57.8 %