Cask No. 46.43The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
Cask No. 46.43
If I were a carpenter...
The nose is a balanced marriage between a sweet lady (maple pecan Danish, stroopwafel, caramel wafer) and a well-muscled carpenter (oiled wood, putty, charred staves). The palate perpetuates this pairing – cinder toffee, fruit cake, bourbon biscuits, sweet sherry and chocolate-coated raisins matching nutty, woody spice (ginger, clove, nutmeg). With water, the lady takes the upper hand – so more sweet and less heat; butterscotch and chocolate orange sweetness pleases the tongue, while the gentle spices and black-jacks slyly tease the finish.
Drinking tip: To help soothe the soul after a marital tiff.Colour: Nice whisky colour
Cask: Second-fill Oloroso butt
Age: 14 years
Date distilled: May 2002
USA allocation: 72 bottles