52 – Berry Bros & Rudd Benrinnes 1997/2017 19yo Bourbon Cask #856, 46%
Nose is honey, honey, honey loads of honey. Lemsip and apricots.
Palate is biscuity, waxy and some orchard, green pineapple, salty, orange blossom
Finish cream, slate and dried apple slices
53 – Berry Bros & Rudd Retro Label for Shinanoya Aultmore 1991/2015 23yo Bourbon Hogshead #6090, 49.9%
Nose is honey, waxy, orange zest, vanilla cake, chocolate milk, chocolate biscuits fresh out of the oven
Palate rye bread with salted butter, honey, grass and white flowers
Finish spicy and salty
54 – Berry Bros & Rudd Retro Label for Shinanoya Teaninich 1983/2018 34yo #6729 Refill Bourbon Hogshead, 46.2%
Wow! This nose. Shoe polish, maybe?? Carob, pineapple lumps, camphor
Palate really funky, minerality, lots of spice and juicy fruit. Tastes like “old whisky” and elegant.
Finish leather, tobacco, orchards.
55 – Berry Bros & Rudd North British Single Grain 1996/2014 18yo Oloroso Sherry Butt #224766, 56.8%
Nose is crumpets, maple syrup, butter, Brazil nuts
Palate dates, red dates, wood notes lead chocolate liquorice and super spicy,
Finish dates and metallic
56 – Berry Bros & Rudd Ben Nevis 1997/2018 20yo Sherry Cask #85, 54.6%
Nose is apricots and oranges, coconut, lime, bitters, honey cake
Palate butter cake, loads of fruit, leads to dates, golden syrup
Finish metallic honey, toast with butter and liquorice