Brora 35 Year Old Distilled 1978 Coastal Highland single malt scotch whisky

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 48.6%

Proof: 97.2°

Vintage: 1978

Aged: 35 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Part of Diageo’s 2014 Special Releases and the 13th release from the closed distillery. Aged in a combination of refill American and refill European oak casks for 35 years and bottled at natural strength. A release of 2,964 individually numbered bottles (RRP £1,200).

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 11/09/2014

Appearance:

Clear, golden amber.

Aroma:

Stewed fruit with toasted nutty linseed oil and waxed leather with green tea, creamy peach/orchard fruit and light smoke.

Taste:

Black tea going to green tea with shredded wheat, clove/black pepper spice and smoked chocolate. This is fragile, go easy with the water, but reveals waxy pineapple and peachy fruit.

Aftertaste:

Toasty, smoky and cinnamon spiced.

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