North Port 1981 Duncan Taylor (Rarest)
Added on Saturday, Mar 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM
  Bottler: Duncan Taylor
  Age: 24 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1981 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 58.00 % Region: Highland
  Price: N/A Availability: Specialty Stores
Distilled 04/81  botlted 05/2005
Cask No. 774
Member Ratings and Notes
Adam
 
Sweet and woody and spicy and rich and good. Finishes slightly rough and hot, and as the glass is finished this becomes a problem. Yet this whisky continues to surprise as you drink it. Add a few drops of water. 
Bob
 
Nose is subtle.  Really soapy taste, and medicinal.  Finish comes in waves and changes.  Better with water. 
GL
 
Develops from soft to bold.  Lasting finish. 
Andy
 
Nice deviation -- mint and licorice. 
SES
 
Odd and unexpected nose.  Palate is velvety, with spice and ginger. 
Chris
 
Pure alcohol, maybe a 50/50 mix of Isopropyl and sterno, stored in musty wood.  
Mike
 
This was a great find.  Creamy with lemon zest.  Alcohol is strong, but mixes with the other flavors well.  Even after a night of tasting this held up.   
Ries
 

n: wood lacquer, green apples, nutmeg, and corn syrup.

 

t: very sweet with orange peel and heavy on the all-spice. Very dense mouthfeel. Warm honey and cotton candy at the state fair sweetness. Wax and ginger candy in the finish.

 

Much softer and creamy sweet with water.

 

[B-/B.] 

 
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