Carsebridge 1981 Vintage Bourbon Cask RBTW / 53,2% – Carsebridge was founded in 1799 by John Bald as malt distillery and in 1851 switched to grain whisky production. In 1877 Carsebridge Distillery was one of the founding companies of DCL (Distillers Company Limited), it was also the biggest distillery in Scotland with annual output close to 8 million liters of spirit. In 1983 the distillery ceased production and was demolished by 1992. Carsebridge 1981, part of Rest & Be Thankful range, comprises whisky distilled on October 9, 1981 and aged in ex-bourbon cask no. 73550 for over 30 years. Bottled at natural strength of 53.2% abv on April 11, 2016 with an outrun of 442 bottles.
Nose: grassy, slightly floral, chamomile tea, hay, vanilla, milk chocolate, brown sugar, raisins, coconut shavings, roasted chestnuts, hints of mint and coriander.
Palate: vanilla, toffee, cotton candy, coconut, touch of mango, candied orange and lemon peel, hints of pepper and ginger and delicate oaky notes.
Finish: fairly long, sweet and spicy, vanilla, coconut, candied ginger, pepper, licorice and oak.
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