Thanks firstname.lastname@example.org sharing a dram of this with me.
There’s been a recent theme that myself (and TWS, oddly) has. You don’t need a super old whisky to have a super good whisky.
Yes, it’s hard to get to that complexity that older drams have. And when a blender/distiller has time to age a group of whiskies (or just one) well, they have more chance to remove those rough edges.
But we’ve all become the equivalent of grandpapa fuckers, constantly talking about loving these older and older drams and ignoring the younger ones.
Am I on an internet watch list yet? Why yes, but let’s move on.
Highland Park Orkney 8 Signatory Vintageis a single cask, young, light, no special treatment (not even sherry) independently bottled whisky. It’s not cask strength. If anything, it’s accountant’s strength. I am torn. My belief and push to not dismiss young…
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