Mythical Beasts Highland Peated 20 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

Tasting Notes

A balanced but confident hit of citrus sweetness and pink peppercorns producing a pleasant mouth tingle. The buttery profile of the aroma translates to the palate.

Bottle Size

70cl

ABV

54%

Country of Origin

Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

£155.00 Incl. UK VAT

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This exquisite Highland peated 20 year old Single Malt from an undisclosed Highland distillery is one of 217 bottles from a single ex-bourbon cask. We have the privilege of a very limited number of bottles so be quick as they wont be around forever.

 

Key facts about this whisky:

  • Range: Mythical Beasts
  • Release: The Dryad
  • Distillery: Secret
  • Age: 20 Years Old
  • Region: Highland
  • Cask Type: Ex-Bourbon Cask
  • Alcohol by Volume: 54%
  • Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration
  • Outturn: 217 bottles
  • Bottle Size: 700ml

 

Tasting Notes:

 

Without water:

  • Appearance: A rich, bold gold with substantial legs.

  • Nose: A fresh vegetal and salty seaweed aroma with woody hints and a delicate scent of coconut and cereals bringing a buttery sweetness to the nose.

  • Palate: A balanced but confident hit of citrus sweetness and pink peppercorns producing a pleasant mouth tingle. The buttery profile of the aroma translates to the palate.

  • Finish: There is a lengthy and pleasingly complex finish with reminders of toasted cereals with a final nod to smoky peat.

 

With water:

  • Appearance: A pale gold colour.

  • Nose: The addition of water releases the salty, mossy mineral aromas. There is also a pleasant hint of mushroom.

  • Palate: The peppery spice profile is prevalent with accents of star anise and liquorice.

  • Finish: The pepper remains but fades elegantly with a final finish of toasted cereals and fresh bread.

 

These tasting notes were provided by Lisa McWilliam, a Spirits Writer, Great Taste Spirit Judge, and Drinks Consultant.

Tasting Notes

A balanced but confident hit of citrus sweetness and pink peppercorns producing a pleasant mouth tingle. The buttery profile of the aroma translates to the palate.

Bottle Size

70cl

ABV

54%

Country of Origin

Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

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