.glen elgin – 17yo – milroys single cask

46% abv, €70, single malt

Nose: sweet, marzipan, citrus, lemon-peel, sweet oranges, fruit, pear, floral, violets, a whiff of anise
Palate: sweet, spicy, white pepper, cirtus, marmalade
Finish: spicy, warm, jalapeños, sour green apples, medium long, medium dry
Mark: +++++

Conclusion: Nice, can do with a splash of water.

More info: tasted during the #MilroysTT2 twitter tasting that was organised by @TheWhiskyWire. At first I thought this to be an Irish whisky, but it appeared to be a 17 year old Glen Elgin. Not my favourite of the evening, but a very nice drink overall.

Distilled on 07/11/1995, matured in hogshead 1669, bottled in 15/04/2013 into 348 bottles


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