Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottled by: Douglas Laing 70cl / 48.4%
From the Isle of Mull comes this single cask unpeated Tobermory 2005, bottled from a refill hogshead by Douglas Laing for the Old Particular series at their preferred strength of 48.4%, which coincidentally or not is very close to what would have been 85 proof under the old Sikes system of measuring alcoholic strength.
This refill hogshead yielded 349 bottles when it was emptied in October 2020.
|Cask Type||Refill Hogshead|
Nose: A big milky and cereal-y opening with crunchy chocolate biscuit and burnt sugar.
Palate: Runny honey moving towards warm and fresh baking, banoffee pie and vanilla pods.
Finish: Mint chews, new barley, butterscotch, BBQ'd banana and sticky toffee sauce.