Highland Park 1978 The Bottlers
Added on Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 at 10:54 AM
  Bottler: The Bottlers
  Age: 21 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1978 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 56.20 % Region: Island
  Price: N/A Availability: Collectors Only
Bottled April 1999     Cask No. 3475     US Import
Member Ratings and Notes
Sku
 

Nose:  Rich sherry, sweet smelling, maraschino cherries and cough syrup.

Palate:  Quite sweet with sherry, then ash toward the end developing into sulphur.

Finish:  Malt and sherry with light peat.

 

A good, well-balanced HP.  B+/A-

 
Fuji
 

N: Spicy peppers, pencil shavings, with alot of nuttiness and faint sherry notes in the back

P: The sherry sweetness comes through here along with more crushed nuts and green grapes

F: Spiced with a bit of bitterness at the end

 
Tim
 

N: Light barbicide (oddly, not the first time I've gotten this off a Highland Park). Slightly sweet; light and effervescent. 

 

P: Light, nice, effervescent but woody. I keep getting sherbety, cara cara orange notes mixed with white pepper. 

 

F: Drying and peppery, lightly spicy.

 

This isn't like many Highland Parks I've had but it was a surprise favorite for me.  

 
Chris
 
N: Pepper, opens up to some grassy notes, dusty.  Sharpie marker.
P: Strong punchy attack, mainly floral notes.  Very good and unusual.
F: Goes on to a slight medicinal note.  Dry. 
Dan
 

Very light color. Deep citrus nose. Spicy hot earthy and woody (sea) mouth. Fades quickly. [3/20/12]

 
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