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Ballantruan
Whisky: Ballantruan 2001-2005 CS
Serie: Mackillop's Choice
Age: 3 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 17-12-2001
Bottled: 06-2006
Bottle #: 009/14339
Strength: 62,1%
   
Distillery: Tomintoul Distillery
Bottler: Iain Mackillop & Co. Ltd.
Country: Scotland: Speyside
   
 
Date: 22-12-2007
Nose: Sharp, acetone, faint, salty, peatty, seaweed, faintly grassy.
Flavour: Peat, sal-ammoniac, quite salty, slightly rancid, liquorice, a little pepper.
Body: Alcohol!!! It burns down everything else almost instantly. Slightly fat.
Comments: It's got quite some potential, but for not best you can do is to avoid it.
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