No age statement
Closure: Natural cork stopper
Product of: United Kingdom
Released in 2011, this is the first whisky to be released by Abhainn Dearg, the first distillery to operate in the Outer Hebrides for almost 200 years. Pronounced ‘Aveen Jarræk’ and meaning ‘Red River Distillery’, Abhainn Dearg was established in 2008 and is Scotland’s most westerly distillery.
Sampled on 23/09/2012
Clear, pale straw yellow.
New make spirit and freshly baked doughy wholemeal bread with faint vanilla and cinnamon spice.
Linseed oil, new make, creamy barley, nubuck leather and light cinnamon, nutmeg and pepper spice.
Medium length with creamy barley, dough bread and light nutmeg. Perhaps more reminiscent of a new American rather than Scottish whisky. Light, new leather and morish.