Hi all! Went out for my birthday drams (only 3 months late, my parents are getting better), and when they didn’t have the Banff distillery Scotch I had planned on picking up, I decided to do my own 4 region tour (sorry Cambeltown fans). It’s great when my father pays.
Let’s start with an interesting dram I’ve been considering for awhile, the Auchentoshan 11 year Bordeaux Cask. This spends a full 11 years in ex-Bordeaux casks. Also it’s strong enough that you should watch out for open flames with this around. I’m expecting something quite amazing, as it won the World Whiskies Award in 2012 for Best Lowland and Best Lowland 12 years and under. Let’s see if it lives up to the hype and I finally find a lowland worth bragging about.
Colour: Red Velvet
Nose: Red wine, sour cherry, key lime…
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