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Overview: Deanston Tequila Cask End 15 Years Outdated


Scotch casks are likely to make it to Mexico to be used in tequila. The opposite approach round… not a lot.

Deanston Distillery mixes that up with this 15 yr outdated — mixing “the essence of the Scottish and Mexican Highlands.”

The whisky begins out spending 13 years in conventional Oak hogsheads earlier than being completed for two years in Highlands-born tequila casks. It’s a uncommon tour for Scotch, so let’s see the way it all pans out.

The nostril is instantly curious. a real mixture of Highland Scotch whisky and peppery tequila. There’s a heavy cereal notice, driving grains and a traditional undercurrent of mushroom — however it’s livened up by a brisk greenery notice, with touches of spicy jalapeno and black pepper. Should you’ve ever discovered middle-age Scotch to be on the boring, anticipated aspect, the aromatics right here might begin to change issues for you. A twig of spices cleared the path on the palate — each baking spices and people agave-driven pepper notes. The whisky rapidly settles down right into a extra conventional groove, showcasing honeyed cereal grains, graham crackers, and golden syrup. A contact of coconut on the end and a few white pepper brings issues again to hotter climes. There are occasions the place the whisky doesn’t really feel completely balanced — how might it? — however in some way it pulls issues off fairly nicely.

105 proof.

B+ / $280/ deanstonmalt.com [BUY IT NOW FROM RESERVEBAR]

Deanston Tequila Cask End 15 Years Outdated

$280

Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran author and journalist, he additionally operates Null Media, a bespoke content material creation firm.



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