Strathmill 1974/2011 Archives

by Oliver Klimek on June 4, 2012

Bourbon hogshead 1231 – 44.5%

My Tasting Notes:

Colour: Bright amber
Nose: Stewed apples, ripe banana, polished wood, vanilla, ginger, hints of pepper.
Palate: Apples, banana, hints of mango, honey, candied ginger, a little liquorice, hints of nutmeg and pepper.
Finish: Rather long but not very strong, fruity and slightly spicy.
Overall: The wood is well integrated in this old malt, but the overall flavours are rather generic. The finish is just a pale shadow of the excellent nose.

Rating: 83/100 – Price Tag $$$$$ – Value for your Money $$$$$

Scored blind for the Malt Maniacs Awards 2011 – Re-tasted for notes

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