Distilled/Owned by: Highland Park / Edrington Group
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