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Invergordon 27 years 1988-2015 by Maltbarn

Tasting: Invergordon 27 years 1988-2015 by Maltbarn

Invergordon 27 years 1988-2015 by MaltbarnDram data:
Distillery: Invergordon
Bottler: Maltbarn
Distilled: 1988
Bottled: 2015
Age: 27 years
Limitation: 132 bottles
Casks: Ex-Bourbon
Alcohol: 51.3%
unchillfiltered and uncoloured
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Tasting notes:
Colour:
light gold
The nose opens on a surprisingly light note for the age of the whisky, but then again spirit intended for blending (as this Invergordon probably was destined for) is sometimes even matured in 5th-fill casks. Let’s delve deeper. A slight spirity note, fresh wheat, citrus, breakfast cereals, lemon rind, fresh ginger, ginger in syrup, white pepper, a hint of cloves, cake icing with lemon juice, unripe gooseberries. Continue reading

Tasting: Invergordon 2006 7y by Whiskybroker

Invergordon 2006 by WhiskybrokerDram data:
Distillery: Invergordon
Bottler: Whiskybroker
Distilled: 25.06.2006
Bottled: 10.04.2014
Age: 7
Limitation: 192 bottles
Casks: Hogshead 901117, finished in 50l Oloroso Octaves
Alcohol: 50%
Unchillfiltered, natural colour
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Tasting notes:
Colour:
Dark Amber
The nose is… well, what is this beast? Definitely a grain whisky nose, not too much corn sweetness, so I guess mostly wheat. But there’s more. As if it were a half and half mixture of grain whisky and Oloroso sherry..   Continue reading