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Glen Scotia Double Cask

Glen Scotia Double Cask

£45.00

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Description:
Rich, warm and moreish. Like rum and raisin fudge.
Origin:
Campbeltown
Alcohol %:
46
Colour:
Single Malt Whisky
Country:
Scotland
Group:
Scotch Whisky
Bottle Size:
70cl
Closure:
Cork
Wine Code:
2077
Website:
http://www.glenscotia.com/our-malts/double-cask/
Other Info:
Glen Scotia is one of the last three working distilleries surviving in Campbeltown, which at one time rivalled Speyside for the number of distilleries and output of whisky. The distillery was founded in 1832 by Stewart Galbraith, whose family held it until the end of that century.

Glen Scotia Double Cask starts its life in first-fill bourbon barrels, before being finished in Pedro-Ximenez-sherry casks.
Classic sherry cask finish on the nose displaying luscious raisins, prunes and dates. Traditional malt character is paired with a slight familiarity of an appassimento wine or even a delicate fruity espresso, finishing with hints fudge and burnt orange peel.
A complex yet inviting palate boasts rich and oily flavours of creamy coffee, rum and raisin fudge and Christmas cake. Sweet vanilla oak lingers on the tongue with a tingle of cinnamon and clove spices.
A good length continues the flavours of deep dark sherry with hints of sea spray.

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Cocktail recipe:

The Cooler

25ml Glen Scotia Double Wood

25ml Olorosso sherry

10ml Demerara sugar syrup

3 Slices of orange

3 Slices of lemon

Garnish: Fruit

Method: Build in glass over crushed ice and stir

Glassware: Highball