Islay single malt scotch whisky
Harking back to the beginning of the series, Bn5 returns to Bn1’s atypically smoky character. Big, rich and ashy, it takes no prisoners on the first sip. However, a drop of water tames the beast and shows more of the distillery’s traditionally fruity character.
Core FlavourSweet crisp smoke
Cask detailsDistillates from the mid 1990’s matured in three American Oak Hogsheads
NoseThick and oily, with rich smoky notes hiding layers of fruit.
PalateAshy to start, with barrel char, oil and peat smoke. Water reveals the whisky’s true depth, showing yellow fruit and softening the peat.
FinishLong and smoky.