impressed with this HP. Too bad you cannot find it anymore. ‘They do not make
‘m like this no more, lad.’ Ain’t that the truth. Thank you, Green Man, for the
sample. I understand that they bottle is still open at your bar. I’ll pop in
Wow, what a wonderful
nose. Big aroma of candied lemon rind, sweet malt and all kinds of grasses.
Some nougat, lemongrass and heather in the background. Hint of pistachios. Peat?
Smoke? Nothing of the sort. Very clean.
It is quite different
on the palate. Very alcoholic arrival despite the modest ABV. Very powerful and
now the peat is quite prominent. A salty edge. Really good. Only in the second
wave the fruit emerges. Again all of it lemon (peel included), joined by some
nuts. Some vanilla and woodsmoke make it picture perfect.
wonderfully long in the finish with loads of pepper at the death.