Bottle - Cask # 68.101
Cask No. 68.101, "MY GRANNY'S OLD SHED"

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Cask No. 68.101 Spicy & sweet



For one Panellist, the nose evoked "my granny’s old shed on a hot day", while others contributed cherry chocolate cake, caramel biscuits, pine trees and red wine spilled on leather. That spilled wine haunted the palate too – perhaps now on oak – plus dried prunes and Thai papaya salad: sweet, earthy, mouth-drying and spicy.

Water improved it significantly, bringing vanilla ice cream, cinnamon danish pastries, chocolate rice crispies and bodegas to the nose. The palate enjoyed crème brûlée, chocolate-coated raisins and bourbon biscuits; ginger and oak warming the tail. After 11 years in ex-bourbon wood we introduced this to a 1st fill American oak Pedro Ximenez hogshead.    

Age 14 years
Date Distilled 24 August 2007
Initial Cask Type Ex-bourbon hogshead
Final Cask Type 1st fill American oak PX hogshead
Region Highland
Outturn 288 bottles
ABV 56.3 %