Category: Island single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
A limited release of 23,000 bottles on 30-January 2012, Thor, a 16 year-old single malt, is the first release in Highland Park’s 'Valhalla Collection', consisting of four variants to be released annually, each named after Nordic gods. Read more
Sampled on 02/02/2012
Clear, amber yellow with light golden highlights.
Rich, pungent nose with linseed oil soaked newly sawn oak, thick old rubber, a wisp of peat and stewed plums.
Muscular, dry, vegetal influenced palate with woody smoky peat backbone, hot ginger spice, vanilla fudge and a hint of old banana and passion fruit.
Long, cinnamon spiced smoky finish smoothed by toffee and vanilla.
Closure: Crown cap