N: Pineapple butterscotch, a few pine needles and a healthy dose of pine=cedar freshness - all helped by the abv kick, though water is recommended.
T: A distinctive character that sticks in the memory. The profile is built around a roasted banana>pineapple maltiness.
F: Wowee, taste that cask! Despite all the forward sherry, there's a grand illusion of an earthy bourbon character also. Ten mins later and the finish is still cooking. Shoe polish at the death.
C: Alan Winchester remarked that something rather remarkable is currently happening with the Strathclyde spirit in the right casks. Not only is this in the right cask, it's available & affordable.Scores a B