[53.9%・18 Years Old・Bottled in 2018・Official Bottling・Limited Release of 6,000 Bottles]
Surprisingly quite dirtily peated, the oak also comes on quite strong. Powdery sugar sprinkled atop of dried fruits.
Palate & Finish:
Jammy fruits and oily toffee, the fiery and tarry peat punches through, a heap of black pepper atop of a slightly waxy underlay with some ripe fruits in the mix.
A mild brine-y finish, pepper casually sprinkled on oyster shells, with a thrilling oomph of peat.
Slightly a bit on the brute and relentless side for me, just faring somewhat harsher than I would have hoped for even at 53.9%; may be it’s just me though, it’s probably a fittingly thrilling release for the festivities..