banff 15 yo 1976 jm | 61.1%

DETAILS

A 50ml miniature of Banff 15 yo 1976 JM , Fine Malt Selection range by James Macarthur’s (JM) of Edinburgh. Single Malt Whisky from Eastern Highlands in Scotland. Bottled in 1991 at 61.1% abv. Exclusive to The Mini Bottle Club (MBC UK).

FACTS

NOSE

Peaty, peppery, waxy, herbal, aniseed, tannins, vanilla, buttery, coal, ashes, burnt oak, sulphur.

PALATE

The taste is sour, mango, lemon, oranges, honey, ginger, sweet and sour.

FINISH

The finish is gingery, grape soda, blood oranges, beetroot liqueur, grapefruit, ashes, peat, peppery, earthy. This is quite perfect as a finishing malt, it’s just that macho and zesty. Lets add some water. Now it turns sweeter, peppery, lemon peel, lime peel, just a bit too bitter now.

OVERALL

Its a great dram, nor complex or typical Banff, but so enjoyable, old style bourbon-wood.

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