Robbie Douglas Islay Malt 22 Year Old
A while Back David Carson (@TIA568B) sent me a sample of a 21 Year Old North British Grain from independant bottlers Robbie Douglas which was superb so when i was offered the chance to sample and review the latest release from them I jumped at the chance.
This 22 year old Islay Malt, a very obviously Bunnahabhain, is a cracker of a dram with all the chocolate fruit and icing sugar notes that you expect from a good quality cask strength Bunnahabhain, it really is a lovely dram and if you're looking for a Bunnahabhain, or an Islay Malt, thats not from the usual suspects then this realy does fill the gap nicely.
Available from the awesome chaps at Good Spirits Company in Glasgow this dram really is worth trying.
Many thanks to Robbie Johnston from Robbie Douglas Independant Bottlers for the official sample.
This cask strength dram comes across initially very light and subtle, there's not bit acetone kick, but there is such a lovely malt loaf note and a sweet note of belgian milk chocolate covered sherried raisins and yule log rolled in icing sugar and demerera sugar.
sweet belgian chocolate covered sherried raisins and demerera sugar with a small hint of tangy soor plooms and undercooked pastry
tangy soor plooms and raisins on undercooked pastry.
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