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CASK NO. 68.95

A Negroni riff

£73.00
  • ABV 58.1%
  • Age 13 years
  • DISTILLED DATE 03/02/2009
  • CASK TYPE 1st fill hogshead
  • REGION Highland
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Forget wine – we brought to the boil mulled ale with an IPA, honey, cinnamon stick, fresh ginger, cloves, crushed cardamom pods, lemon juice and served it warm with a curl of orange peel. On the palate we were reminded of cacao nibs, dried papaya and raisin walnut cookies as well as a slice of warm fruit cake. Water added boozy cherry chocolate truffles and cinnamon buns but also an apple-chestnut soup with parsley croutons on the nose while to taste surprisingly fresh and vibrant – a Negroni riff called Count Mast, which swaps the classic Campari with Jägermeister. After ten years in an ex-bourbon hogshead, we transferred this whisky into a 1st fill Oloroso hogshead.

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