Exclusive Malts • Ledaig 17yr 6 / Case
$766.74 / case(6)
The nose: a very nice balance of mature sweetness and savory peat. Apple cider and salted caramels stand out along with barbecue char and smoldering beach bonfire smoke. Subtle notes of toasted marshmallow and malt syrup hover in the background. Vanilla bean cinnamon stick faint clove baker’s chocolate and faint polished oak show off the wood spice influence. Adding a little water tamed the peat and smoke somewhat while adding a little burnt caramel and more spice to the mix. 54. 9% abv the palate: nicely oily mouthfeel. An briny burst of smoke leads to more bruised apple and burnt caramel sweetness. After that there’s vanilla nougat with salted nuts and more unsweetened bitter chocolate. The peat is more earthy than savory now with a damp beach fire ember quality. Towards the end there’s zippy polished oak tannins and greenish spice ground pepper ginger root and allspice. With water this lost some of its smoke and fire but gained more hard candy sweetness. The finish:
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