Ultimate Beverage Challenge 95 points - (UB Collection,Finalist,Tried & True Award)- Golden sunset yellow color. First aromas are spirity, buoyantly aggressive, then the bouquet turns meaty, intensely grainy. Flavor profile highlights the cereal grains more than anything else. Finishes long, oily, textured, peppery. Not for the timid drinker. (Apr 2016)
Its aroma is an explosion of fruit - figs, dates, ripe bananas, sultana, red apple and lime - combined with sweet vanilla and pine from the casks. In the mouth, it offers the flavor of dried fruit along with a touch of citrus, aromatic oils and spices. The finish is exceedingly long and richly complex with fruit and spice slowly fading through sweet butterscotch to barley.