By: David Driscoll
K&L Staff Member
Everyone seems to be pretty thrilled with our 20+ year old, cask strength, single barrel, Highland malt whiskies thus far, so I'm not slowing down anytime soon. As long as I keep tasting great stuff like this for well under $100, I'll keep snagging them for our whisky-loving customers. Unlike say the Tamdhu we featured previously, this Miltonduff is far more gritty in its maltiness. We say "gristy" because it tastes like the grist smells when it's being cooked at the distillery. It's a sweet grainy note that has roasted flavors of cacao and dark chocolate that come through clearly in the whisky. This is a hearty whisky, made for the cold winter weather when something bold and assertive is needed to cut down the chill from outside. Again, for a single malt this old and at this proof, the price is a no brainer.