Shades of youth here … I remember those far off days when I used to take a trip to the sweetie shop and blow my spending money on cheap sweets.
As I eagerly despatched those sugar laden, teeth rotting time bombs, I was blissfully unaware that in years to come these bargain basement, cavity causers would have my dentist laughing all the way to the bank.
Anyway, as The Carpenters would say in their song ‘Yesterday Once More’, ” .. now they’re back again …”
Well, the taste of Parma Violets is, and it can be yours without the need to fear the dentists drill.
The Auchentoshan 27 Year Old Single Cask from Master of Malt has an amazing Parma Violets flavour that will surprise (and hopefully) delight you.
If you want a dram that’s a little bit different, this may be the one for you.
And if you’re hankering for a bit of nostalgia, this whisky will certainly bring it all flooding back.
Now I’m off to watch an episode of The Banana Splits …
Auchentoshan 27 Year Old:-
Distilled: 11th December 1984 (bourbon barrel.)
Drawn: 20th November 2012.
Number of bottles: 209.
Auchentoshan 27 Year Old
(Master of Malt)
|Nose: Subtle hint of wood, floral with nice hints of vanilla.
Palate: Parma Violets big time! Sweet, slight oil, hint of lemon.
Finish: Floral and WOW! those Parma Violets really cut thru! Long finish of spicy pepper.
Overall: A palate spoiling, unusual malt that certainly packs a hit. You’ll either love or hate those Parma Violets flavours but it certainly is a dram that deserves some perseverance.
Many thanks to Master Of Malt for this sample.