Scapa Skiren Orkney single malt Scotch whisky

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  • alc./vol:
    40%

    Proof:
    80°

    Vintage:
    Non-vintage

    Aged:
    No age statement

    Closure: Natural cork stopper

    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.

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