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Glenrothes 10 yo, 2006 cask # 5469 – Abbey Whisky 10th Anniversary

Big bold Badass Glenrothes!

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@galgReview by @galg

13th Feb 2018


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Nose: Big and robust with a lot of toffee and caramel candy, along with a bounty of red fruit, and XMas cake, along with ginger biscuits. This is one hell of a dram at this ABV. Quite a lot of sherry is going on here, with a lot of wood, and wood spice (cinnamon, clove, nutmeg), musty dunnage warehouses and hints of sour wine vinegar. this was one active cask! Palate: Lovely mouth feel on this one: sweeter than the nose, with a big dollop of sherry , thick sultans juices, big caramel candy, toffeed apples, Xmas cakes – it has got it all. Sweet, hedonistic and chew able, with an additional note of pepper, wood spices, and mint. Juicy. Oily. Fab. Finish: Bitter sweet, with BBQ-ed banana (a little burnt maybe) , dry oak, wood tannins, earth.

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