Distilled/Owned by: Carsebridge / Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
Mashbill: Single Grain
Aged For: 33 Years (Distilled 1982)
Store Pick: K&L
Cask Type: Refill Hogshead (Could it be sherry?)
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Baking spices, dry corn, old oak, red velvet, caramel, cereal grains
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, but thick
Palate/Taste: Caramel, butter, corn mash, coffee, dehydrated leather
Finish: Long lasting, warm, with butter, mineral spirits, and old oak, reminds me a bit of mellow corn.
Thoughts: I’ve never had anything quite like this, you can tell its old without having to read the label, I don’t think the age makes it better or worse than other grain scotches, just unique.
Score: 84 out of 100