Highland Park Dark Origins

Highland Park Dark Origins

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Highland Park / Edrington Group

Region: Island

46.8% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and sherry casks (2x more sherry than the 12)

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No



Color: Dark Auburn

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Smokey fruit, oak, raisin, Sulphur ,barley, sugar, citrus, rotted wood

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied

Palate/Taste: Raisin and dried fruits, followed by smoke, and young barley. Cinnamon and ginger.

Finish: Medium length and warmth with fruits, smoke, and cinnamon oak.

Thoughts: The nose was a bit unpleasant, but the body and finish had good flavors. Younger and more fruity than the regular HP12.

Score: 82 out of 100

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