8 years old, distilled 23rd July 2008, 61.2% abv, Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel, 196 bottles, dram price B
Water brings out thin, rapidly expanding whorling that settles into brief mottling. The nose gains a herbal note (thyme?), and loses some of the lemon. The body has more vanilla and less lemon. The finish is sweeter - vanilla and smoke.
A fine dram for a bright winter's day at the shoreline.