Appearance: (bottle 80 of 318) Clear, deep coppery amber with burnished copper highlights.
Aroma: Boatyard varnish, fried fruit, linseed and burnt fruitcake with vanilla and floral honeysuckle.
Taste: Dry, oaky, spiced palate with more burnt fruit cake, brazil nuts, oak tannins and eucalyptus and pine needles.
Aftertaste: Lingering dry oaky sherry with blackened fruitcake. Full appreciation of this malt is reliant on judicious dilution – neat is too much but a splash completely kills it.