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Port Ellen
Whisky: Port Ellen 1982-2007 CS
Age: 24 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 10-1982
Bottled: 05-2007
Cask Type: Sherry Butt
Bottles: 509
Strength: 59.6%
Distillery: Port Ellen Distillery (old)
Bottler: The Whisky Fair
Country: Scotland: Islay
Date: 14-11-2009
Nose: Honey, citrus, slightly sour, beautiful peat, some wood, red grape skin.
Flavour: Sal ammoniac, wood, dry peat, spices, some nutmeg, seasalt, nuts. superb neverending finish.
Body: Syrupy, full, powerful.
Comments: It's not the most powerfull Port Ellen I've ever tasted, but boy, with a little water it just blows you away.
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