North British 33 Years Old Octave Cask C592852

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ABV: 54.8%
Age: 33 Years Old
Vintage: 1978
Cask Type: Sherry Cask
Cask #: C592852
Bottler: Duncan Taylor Scotch Whisky
Region: Lowland
Type: Single Grain Scotch
Volume: 70cl



North British 33 Years Old single grain Scotch whisky. Duncan Taylor Octave cask.

Single sherry cask #C592852. Distilled 1978 and bottled 2012.

Tasting Notes


Nose: Sweet, toffee, polished oak, custard creams and liquorice.

Palate: Rye, digestive biscuits, melted butter, apricots, toffee, hot cross buns.



North British Distillery

North British Single Grain Whisky

North British Distillery was established on farmland to the west of Edinburgh in 1885 by Andrew Usher, John M. Crabbie and William Sanderson. Since then the city has expanded ever outwards and now the distillery resides in the Gorgie area of Edinburgh. North British opened in 1887 to guarantee supplies of grain whisky for its owner’s cordials and scotch whisky blending businesses. It is equipped with four Coffey stills to produce grain spirit at 94.5% alcohol and multi-million litres of spirit annually. Whilst most of its whisky matures in racked warehouses in the central Lowlands, a small number of casks spend at least eight years at the distillery in dunnage Warehouse No.1. Official releases are very few but excellent independent ones are available from Hart Brothers and Hunter Laing.


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