CASK NO. 5.72

Scaramango

£270.00
  • ABV 57.1%
  • Age 29 years
  • DISTILLED DATE 3/9/1990
  • CASK TYPE Refill ex-bourbon hogshead
  • Outturn 1 of 232 bottles
  • REGION Lowland
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We discovered a totally fascinating nose - much out of sync with what you would ordinarily expect from this distillery. Immediate notes of curry leaf, pastis, brown toast, mint tea, eucalyptus oils, menthol tobacco and petrichor. Extremely earthy and full of deep, tertiary complexities, with further notes of roasted Brazil nuts and medical vapour rubs. Youd never guess it was triple distilled! Reduction brought toasty cereals, butterscotch, softly medical demerara rum and the aroma of very old Irish pure pot still whiskey. Sooty, vegetal and full of metal polish. The palate sang with tea tree oils, canvas, agave syrup, tiger balm, lemon drops and lanolin. Extremely vaporous, aromatic and medical. Reduction offers cloves, green malt, metal coins, rum cocktails, spicy malt extracts and dried herb encrusted cured meats. Fascinating and brilliant stuff!
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