Nose: Lots of pineapple lumps and banana lollies, along with a deliciously pervasive sense of golden syrup on buttered and toasted crumpets. Canned stone fruits such as peaches and apricots also feature heavily. Also some notes of both custard and pecan pies showing up after the whiskey is left to breathe for a moment. Definitely sweet on the nose, but not sickeningly so. Palate: Sponge cake is the first thing that comes to mind, with those crumpets dripping with golden syrup from the nose coming through as well. Also some fruit jellies, and a late burst of oak spices coming…
The Whisky Ninja
Would I Drink It Again?
More than likely. It's not brilliant, but very good - and intriguingly different enough to warrant further examination.