Thanks to /u/devoz for the sample.
Tamnavulin, and Tammy to its friends, or friendemies, isn’t seen too often. It’s a fairly recent and modern distillery, being built between 1956 and 1966 and pumping out four million litres of alcohol a year.
That said, back in 1995 this workhorse distillery (made to produce more whisky for blenders) was mothballed, and only opened again in 2007. As far as an option to drink, you’ll have noticed it doesn’t show up too often. That’s again because it’s made to be blended, so they themselves aren’t holding it back too often, or sharing with IBs, or making their own releases
Thus it’s pretty cool to be trying out a whisky from a distillery I’ve only ever had one other time. Thus we have Tamnavulin 24 1991 Càrn Mòr Celebration of the Cask, and we’re all set.
But how does it taste? Let’s see…
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