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Stronachie 18 Small Batch Release
26.11.20151 Min Read — In General

Stronachie: gaelic for prominent node/headland in the valley

Pronunciation: Stron-a-key

This fabulous recreation of one of Scotland's closed distilleries is sourced from the unusual and rare Benrinnes Distillery in Speyside.

It is aged in both bourbon hogshead and sherry casks.

Tasting notes:

Nose: Strong honey and heather. Intense malt with hints of spice and lemon Palate: Full-bodied, robust and oily-smooth. Malted biscuits with rich honey then lingering pepper and spice Finish: Rich and complex

Varietal: Scotch | Style: Single Malt | Alcohol: 46%

Our Rating

Smell: 3.25/5 | Taste: 3.75/5 | Smoothness: 3/5
Overall: 3.5/5

Comments:

Smelling Quotes:

  • "candy sweetness on the nose"
  • "malty dark sugar smell"
  • "hint of vanilla"

Tasting Quotes:

  • "Don't open it, after water it tastes dry"
  • "Full bodied"
  • "Smooth in the mouth, burning in the gullet"