Scapa Skiren Orkney single malt Scotch whisky

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alc./vol:
40%

Proof:
80°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Named after the Old Norse for ‘glittering bright skies’ and distilled using Scapa’s barrel-shaped Lomond wash still, this Orkney Island malt was aged in first fill American oak casks. Released September 2015.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 23/07/2015

Appearance

Clear, golden amber.

Aroma

Cherry, blackberry and ripe honeydew melon flesh with honey, toasty oak, vanilla, biscuit and mild spice.

Taste

Salty, biscuity and bready with ripe pear and melon, cream of soda vanilla, mild spice (nutmeg, black pepper and clove) and toasty oak.

Aftertaste

Salty leather, nutmeg and vanilla with lingering sweet crispy seaweed.

Overall

Beautifully balanced bready, fruity and salty with subtle spice and faint seaweed.

Further product information

Closure: Natural cork stopper

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