This review focuses on the second of three expressions that have been bottled from St George's distillery in Norfolk and this expression was distilled in 2009, matured for 8 years in a bourbon hogshead before being bottled at a cask strength abv of 60% in 2018.
So, let's dive right into the review!
The Single Cask English Whisky Co 2009 8 Years Old (60% abv)
Nose: Slightly dirty peat, engine oil hints coupled with iodine, creosote, menthol and herbal hints. Sweet malt, earth, green leaves, thyme, followed by cinnamon and cloves. Palate: More malty sweetness on the palate, followed by limestone, toffee, barley sugar, peat, green hints and menthol. Pencil shavings and white pepper, followed by oak and earth. Finish: Long, spicy and lingering finish.
This expression is available for purchase by the dram or as a part of a flight at The Single Cask and can also be purchased by the bottle at the following link: