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Highland Park 12yo

(40%, OB, 2008*)
Average Score: 84
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
DistilleryHighland Park
Bottler Official Bottling
Brand NameHighland Park
Alcohol By Volume40%
Average Score84

Maniac Ratings
Serge Valentin86
Johannes van den Heuvel83
Olivier Humbrecht86
Michel van Meersbergen84
Robert Karlsson82
Davin de Kergommeaux80
Ho-cheng Yao85
Craig Daniels79
Krishna Nukala80
Luca Chichizola81
Pit Krause87
Thomas Lipka82
Ralf Mitchell88

Retired Maniac Ratings
Bert Bruyneel86

Tasting Notes
Craig DanielsMedium umber brown. Nose has sweet notes (honey, malt, caramac) along with some spent firecrackers and old cardboard after about 20". Palate is quite spicy (ginger and szechuan pepper), pleasantly nutty with a dry sherry and chocolate back palate. Finish is slightly oily with more dry sherry, some bitter herbs (rocket, endive), with building leather and weathered wood. Pleasant and fine but there are some flat and faintly unpleasant notes in the nose and finish.