The 16 year old expression from the affectionately monikered “Beast of Dufftown”, Distiller’s Dram’s radiant amber hue is the first sign that you’ve picked a winner. Matured in a variety of sherry casks, the flavour is appropriately fruity with dense notes of plum in particular.
MORTLACH SINGLE MALT WHISKY 16 YEARS THE BEAST DUFFTOWN
Nose: Gingersnaps and orange peel, with hints of roast chestnut, apple and blackcurrant pie and quince.
Palate: Mature oak from the outset, joined by prune, clove, macadamia nut and a slight touch of baked earth.
Finish: Lingering oily walnut and chewy raisin notes. More ginger appears later on.