An 11-year-old Inchgower single cask bottled by Glasgow's North Star.
Distilled July 2007 this was matured in refill hogshead cask for 11 years. From Cask Series 008, there are 321 bottles globally at 52.5%.
Nose: Kola cubes and pancakes with maple syrup.
Palate: White pepper and caramel shavings.
Finish: Tobacco (Montecristo, not Marlboro).
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