Campbeltown Blended Malt (Wm Cadenhead)
Back in January, the 10th of January to be precise, I was in Edinburgh with my gorgeous wife and we stopped off at the Cadenheads shop for a look. When in there i picked up a few goodies including this Campbeltown Blended malt 20cl bottled straight from their Living Cask in the shop.
No age statement given and the contents a secret, although likely all distilled at Springbank distillery there may also be some Glen Gyle or Glen Scotia contents in here, although unlikely.
This is a really lovely dram which is great value for money, lots of meaty, malty dirty, oily notes that i get with Springbank, it's almost the whisky equivalent of a meal (like Guiness is the meal equivalent with beer). Lots of seaside salty chip shop chips and a dose of dried fruits round this off nicely.
if you're passing one of the Cadenhead shops, drop in and grab some of this, you really won't regret it.
Really malty, screen malt loaf and digestive biscuits, with a hint of used engine oil, fish stock and a wisp of coal chimney smoke, a touch of vanilla essence and a smattering of dried fruits round this off nicely
Oily, waxy, dirty engine oil and chalkyness, coal chimney smoke wrapping around salty chip shop battered fritters and a surprise hit of bitter green fruits
Salty chip shop chips and chalk covered fruits