Highland Park Dark Origins

  • Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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70cl / 46.8%

Highland Park Dark Origins

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£70.79 ex VAT

(£121.36 per litre)

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A sherried release from Highland Park, Dark Origins is a combination of 80% first fill sherry casks (of which 60% is European oak and 20% American) and 20% refill sherry. A dark expression which fits in with the distillery's origins – founder Magnus Eunson being a smuggler who worked in the darkness of night.

Tasting Notes (2)

Highland Park Dark Origins

70cl / 46.8%

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Flavour Profile


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Black Pepper Black Pepper
  • Orange Orange
  • Cherry Cherry
  • Smoke Smoke
  • Dark Chocolate Dark Chocolate
  • Butterscotch Butterscotch


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Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Rocky

    • Nose

      Initial spiritiness burns off to reveal a swathe of chocolatey notes (both milk and dark) combined with cherries, toffee and hints of butterscotch.

    • Palate

      The dark chocolate is more prominent with black-pepper spice and hints of fig, prune and orange zest. There's a whack of smoke running through the centre with sweetness at either side.

    • Finish

      The chocolate slowly dissipates to leave the sweet smoke.

  • Producer's Notes

    • Colour

      Rich mahogany.

    • Nose

      Sherried spice and ripe bananas combine with roasted hazelnuts and baked apple.

    • Palate

      Well-balanced, dry peat at first mellowing out to maraschino cherries, warm dark chocolate entices the palate.

    • Finish

      Enduring sweet smoke.

Customer Reviews

Reviews (15)


  • 5


    I was worried this maybe shouldn't have been my first Highland Park whiskey (my local shop discontinued HP, can you believe that?) but it was all I could get when I decided to try HP. Amazingly good and complex. A wonderful experience!

  • 5


    An amazing complex nose and taste that brings the smoky highland park into a very distinct and creative sherry bomb finish

  • 4

    John Stallwood

    Highland Park have perfected the art of 'a hint of smoke'. An exquisite dram!

  • 5


    There are times when one is surprised and shocked that perfection has somehow been improved. This is one of them.

  • 5


    My other favorites are Shieldag 18yr, Grangestone 18yr and Mccallum 18yr...all smooth and Shieldag my more of a go to BUT this one is special moments and very savory with a hint of smoke...I’m not a Smokey/Peety fan but a hint of it like this one is perfect.

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