Nose – Very sweet on the nose. Initially it is all creme caramel, caramelised fruit sugars, wood sugar, toffee and fudge before some apple and peach come through. In time a charred note of bourbon with a pleasing dusty dryness.
Palate – A sweet start on the palate. The alcohol gives a little tongue-tingling buzz the result is a good mid-palate weight. The dry distillery character is there still, but there is now depth to counter. Water slightly dismantles the different elements, but adds some dried mint.
Deanston Is The Only Distillery In Scotland That Is Self-Sustaining For Electricity, Being Equipped With A Dam And A Turbine.
Nose – Honey With The Faintest Hint Of Peat And Grand Orange Blossom Backing. Palate – Delightfully Clean In The Mouth With Fine Texture And Super Balance. Fine Oak Support And Beautifully Tempered, Rich Barley. Vanilla And Sweet Spice Give Soft, Smooth Feel In The Mouth. Finish – Big Burst Of Honey Leads Into Refined Finish.
Pronounced ‘Ben Doo’ And Meaning Black Mountain After The Success Of Cu Dhub, The Black Whisky Made At Speyside For Danish Bottler Mac Y, The Distillery Has Decided To Launch Its Own Version. Beinn Dubh Translates As ‘Black Mountain’.
Nose – Caramel, Toasty, Soy, Walnut And Burnt Raisins. Palate – Cold Coffee With Dark Brown Sugar, Vanilla And Dried Fruit. Finish – Toffee And Chocolate Malt.