Whisky Review: Highland Park Aged 25 Years (Bottled in 2004)

Style: Delicate and Complex Nose: Fragrant and silky aroma on the nose. Begins with intoxicating sweetness and winey cherry rum cake and milk chocolate. Plums followed by slight bitterness and tartness of plum skins. A delicate layer of leather and pine oil glossing over heather honey, which is misted over by spirit peppermint. Gentle peat…

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First Impression: Highland Park Flowing Feature 1992

[45%・24 Years Old・Silvano Samaroli Bottling・Cask 1252] Nose: Rose petals and orchards, the grassiness gets blended in like a roll of superfine wool, a tastefully maintained lawn on the front yard. Marzipan and other fresh orchard fruits complete the picture. Palate & Finish: A playful delivery, lightness dancing on the palate with green bananas and fruit…

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Whisky Review: Highland Park Odin

Style: Sweet and Spicy Nose: Begins with red currant candy shell around the Highland Park Malt. Within it we have heather honey, vanilla and lemon wrestled by robust peppermint spice. Flipping over to the drier side in comes black liquorice, hay stack peat and dry ginger. Aroma passive at times, but nonetheless a multi-faceted one.…

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Whisky Review: Highland Park Dark Origins 

Tasting Notes: Highland Park Dark Origins ✔ [Recommended if you like the style/ distillery] Style: Sweet Sherry and Delicate Nose: A thick red fruit and raisin notes rolled in with dried chilli flakes on the nose. For an instance very faint scent of matchbox can be detected, slyly hidden beneath. Some smoke and camouflaged mineral-like touches lurking in…

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