Old Perth Sherry Number 3 Edition

Old Perth Sherry Number 3 Edition

Old Perth Sherry Number 3 Edition, NAS, 43 %

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A blended malt is the dram of the day. The Old Perth Sherry Number 3 Edition is a product from independent bottler Morrison & MacKay Ltd.

Here is what they say about this product:

"Old Perth Scotch Whisky was originally created in the early 1900,s in the city of Perth by the Thomson family, well known grocers in the City. By the late 1970, a rationalisation , sadly, saw the brand disappear. Brought back to life as a blended malt in 2013 by Morrison & MacKay as a celebration of Perth’s illustrious past in the whisky industry, the brand is the only whisky now blended.."

You can buy Old Perth Sherry Number 3 Edition in Norway at NOK 500 (10919901).

Nose: Very mild at first, but after a few minutes it starts opening up. I find dried fruits, of course, mainly figs. Sugary sweet in character. Hints of bitter oranges and some alcohol.

Taste: Medium to slim body. Bitter oranges, toasted oak and dried fruits. Honey and caramel in the second wave. After a couple of sips I also pick up notes of coffee.

Finish: Medium to short finish. Cinnamon and licorice. Drying towards the end.

Comment: Mild on the sherry influence, but an easy dram.

Score 84/100

Sláinte!
- Thomas

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