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.

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

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Produced by: Scapa Distillery
Owned by: Pernod Ricard Group
UK distribution by: Pernod Ricard UK

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