.balcones 5th anniversary straight malt – brimstone resurrection cask finish – #2696

58,3% abv, €140+, straight malt, non-chill filtered, natural colour

Nose: sweet, custard porridge, caramel, floral, heather, cloves, lavender, eucalyptus, rubber
Palate: rough, semi-sweet, berries, cherries, sharp (more hot, really), leather & rubber hints, nuts, bbq sauce
Finish: sweet, vanilla porridge, sharp in the back, dry, aniseed
Mark: +++++

Conclusion: a bit weird, but attractive.

More info: from this cask, only 204 bottles were filled

The sample of this was supplied by Balcones Whisky, Master of Malt and The Whisky Wire through #BalconesWhisky twitter tasting. The Whisky Exchange (in our sidebar) has some expressions too.


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