Thompson Brothers (HK Edition) Undisclosed Distillery, 19 year old single malt whisky, Sutherland 2000


Should anyone doubt this is Clynelish, they've rather smartly put a kitty on the label.

Colour: white wine.

Nose: you can feel this is older, there are additional aromas such linseed oil, acacia gum, pine cone smoke, barbecue, leatherette (a.k.a. leather for vegans)… It’s all a little acrid, but I love this. With water: top notch, perfect age, perfect spirit, perfect cask.

Mouth (neat): perfect, not extremely emblematic but perfect. Smoked tangerines, plasticine, rubber and leather, charcoal, wormwood and even absinth (a drop), green bananas… With water: oils. Funnily enough, we’re geared towards Ben Nevis, somehow.

Finish: medium to long, waxier, almondy, with citrons in the aftertaste. Love citrons, they’ll soon be able to grow them, up there in… Sutherland.

ABV: 51.7%
Vol: 700ml

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