Undisclosed Speyside 'Infrequent Flyers' 1992 / 27 years old 46.2%
One of the second batch of whiskies in the 'Infrequent Flyers' series, a brand new independent bottling company from Alistair Walker, this particular bottling is from an unknown Speyside distillery. The nose we find Fruity, floral and very aromatic. Tropical fruit notes - pineapple and Pink Lady apples, with pear drops and Hubba Bubba. On the pa...
Bowmore 'Infrequent Flyers' 1997 / 22 years old 48.3%
This wonderful new single cask release from the Infrequent Flyers series comes from Islay's oldest distillery, Bowmore. At 22 years old, the peat smoke has become very rounded and softened, coming through like cigar smoke, joining burnt toffee, fruit and earthy spice and a delicate touch of parma violets. The palate is big and viscous, with a so...
Dumbarton 'Infrequent Flyers' 1997 / 22 years old 55.3%
Distilled at what was once Scotland's largest grain whisky distillery, this new single cask, single grain comes from Dumbarton. Matured for 22 years in a virgin (unused) oak barrel, it has a strong aroma of almond and marzipan, along with a very woody scent. To taste, the wood comes through again, offering notes of Walnut Whip, Battenberg cake a...
Allt a'Bhainne 'Infrequent Flyers' 2005 / 14 years old 59.9%
Matured in a refill ex-sherry puncheon for 14 years, this Allt a'Bhainne (pronounced alt-ah-vahn) is a classic example of this little-known distillery, with a balance of fruity, floral and nutty undertones. Almonds and sweet popcorn lead the nose, with a typical Speyside floral sweetness. The palate has lots of depth, with honey and caramel driz...
Miltonduff 'Infrequent Flyers' 2009 / 10 years old 58.5%
Distilled at Miltonduff in 2009 an matured for 10 year in an ex-bourbon barrel, this new release from Alistair Walker shows the quintessential character of this Speyside distillery. Cereal, fruity and particularly creamy (custard cream biscuits) with apple strudel and pineapple. The palate is described by Alistair Walker as being a 'double servi...