banff 15 yo 1976 jm | 61.1%
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).
Peaty, peppery, waxy, herbal, aniseed, tannins, vanilla, buttery, coal, ashes, burnt oak, sulphur.
The taste is sour, mango, lemon, oranges, honey, ginger, sweet and sour.
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.