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North British – Gain 53 YO

Distillery:  North British
Distillation Date: 1961
Age (years old): 53             
ABV: 51,8%
Bottling Date Year: 2015

This expression, from the North British distillery, has spent 53 long years maturing in a refill Hogshead, and is one of only 186 bottles available.

Nose: wonderfully spiced  and distinctly fruited, with light oak and toffee.

Palate: Chewy and still big, showing lots of burnt citrus, vanilla and cereal.  

Finish: Longer than many grains, with same smoke and oak, more fruit and spices.