Glen Spey 27 1986 A.D. Rattray Cask Collection

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So here we are. Onto Day 11 of my Advent Calendar, done in December on a one-per-day process, and then… Well, you get the rest, it’s posted eventually.

Granted being sick and having some writer’s block this past month hasn’t helped things.

But we’re onto fun things! It’s all looking up, at least until class starts again for me. Let’s see what day 11 brings, shall we?

Glen Spey 27 1986 A.D. Rattray Cask Collection.jpgPrice: No longer available

Region: Speyside

Distilled: September 9th, 1986

Bottled: January 20th, 2014

Age: 27-years-old

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon hogshead

Cask Number: 1982

Number of bottles: 224

Abv: 52.5%

Colour: 2.5Y 8/8

Nose: Banana, grassy, cookies, banoffee

Initial Banana immediately makes me think it’s Speyside or Highland. Some grassiness, some nice cookie notes, and a bit of water adds some toffee to the banana.

It kinda works. On the one side, you have a very sweet nose and the grass is trying to…

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