An oloroso sherry cask Auchroisk single cask bottled by Glasgow's North Star.
Distilled February 2006 this was matured in an ex-oloroso sherry cask for 13 years. From Cask Series 008, there are 280 bottles globally at 51.2%.
Nose: An oil-burning Rayburn bakingan orange sponge pudding.
Palate: Orangeade spangles and freshly plundered brambles.
Finish: Crepes suzette with extra tangerine zest.
North Star have quickly become one of The Oak Barrel's favourite independent bottlers. Exceptional cask selections at very reasonable prices, they are exciting, fun whiskies - even when they're very serious - which are designed to be drunk and shared.
- Single Malt