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Brora Single Malt Scotch Whisky 24 year old 1977
Rare Malt Selection Bottling
Colour: Bright Gold
This Northern Highland single malt Scotch whisky has bracing Iodine aromas and polished, sweet-smoky character of a mighty coastal malt whisky, with its long, finally mustard dry finish.
Brora 1982 Connoisseurs Choice Single Malt Whisky 43%
Distilled : 1982 Bottled : 2008
Cask Type : Refill Sherry Butts
Bottlers tasting notes :-
Nose : Dried fruits, some floral cinnamon notes.
Palate : Some peat reek and hints of sherry wood.
Body : Complex
Finish : A subtle fruitiness.
Brora 1978 Rare old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 46%
A very rare single malt whisky from Brora Distllery which closed in 1983.
Distilled in 1978 and bottled in 2013 by Gordon & MacPhail.
Lot RO/13/05 Only 218 bottles from this Lot.
Brora Whisky Tasting Note;
Appearance; Pale Gold
On the Nose (Neat); Initially sweet butterscotch with lemon and lime aromas. A subtle peat smoke edge develops and lingers with a hint of coffee.
Palate (Neat): white pepper, ripe banana, coconut and plum flavours which are complemented by a lingering tobacco edge.
On The Nose with water added: Cured bacon notes with hints of honey and toasted malt. Complimented by rhubarb, blueberry and lemon aromas.
Palate with water added: Charred wood with ripe banana, peach and orange flavours. A lingering hint of mint develops.
Finish: Medium in length, smooth with a touch of smoke.
Cask type: 1st Fill Sherry Hogshead.
Tasting Style Good old rare Highland Dram
Clynelish 14 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky 46% ABV
Tasting Note supplied by Diageo
A well-rounded, classy single malt with a full gold colour suggesting a significant contribution from the wood.
Appearance: Yellow gold.
Nose: Light candle wax, with some sugar. A faint floral fragrance.
Wax comes up with water - scented candle wax. Dried flowers on a beach. Later, brown sugar.
Body: Firm, light to medium.
Palate: Pleasant mouth-feel, not as waxy as some expressions; maritime generally.
Finish: Some salt in the aftertaste; dryish, even slightly bitter finish
Clynelish Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distillers edition 46% ABV
Water opens up interesting spice/toffee/smoky aromas. The overall dryness may come from the cask (first incumbent), and is rounded and smoothed off. Easy to drink, especially as an aperitif.
Nose: Immediate raisins, in fact rum and raisin. Dried orange peel. In time a clean walnut crispness appears. Water makes it softer, dried cherry, sultana, apricot and some honey. There's still a slightly piercing quality - tangerine and chocolate.
Body: Silky soft.
Palate: Very sweet with plumped up dried fruit. Sultana cake with thick butter and underneath a bowl of nuts; hazelnut and macadamia. A slightly salty quality cutting through the unctuous texture.
Finish: Short with a hint of nut-shell bitterness.
Tasting Notes supplied by Diageo.
Clynelish 1974 23 year old 59.1% Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Rare Malt Selection Bottling
Colour: Pale Gold
Unmistakable sea-smoky grassy aromas and a soft palate swelling to sweet earthiness, reveals a smooth bodied, Northern Highland Malt with a mustard dry finish.