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April Whisky Tasting - "The Inaugural Meeting"

Bo'ness Whisky Appreciation Society

Bo'ness Whisky Tasting ClubApril 2015 Whisky Tasting Night

The next Whisky Tasting from the Bo’ness Whisky Appreciation Society in conjunction with Alan Mitchell of Straight from the Cask.

The Tasting will be held on Thursday 9 April at 8 for 8-15pm in the Corbie Inn.

5 Special Malts to Savour!

Another five malts to savour with the opportunity of tasting yet another mystery malt into the bargain!

And, of course, the usual fun with prizes, quiz and Special Whisky Raffle.

Great value at only £20 (+ biscuits and cheese)

The Bruichladdich 12 year old, matured in a first fill bourbon cask, was only bottled in October 2014 so that is likely to be a new one that you might not have experienced before (see tasting note below)!

The event is again organised by Alan Mitchell, your host for the evening, of straight from the cask, who has run a good number of our previous successful tasting nights.

By all the feedback, they've been very informative and, of course, both fun and enjoyable! And this one is likely to be no different!

Bruichladdich Single 12 year old malt

As always numbers are limited and filling up fast!

So if you are a lover of whisky, missed a previous tasting or would just like the get to know your other national drink a wee bit better then contact the Corbie Inn on 01506 825307 and book your place now.

Tasting Night Details!

  • Thursday 9 April 2015
  • 8 for 8.15pm
  • Limited numbers (phone 01506 825307)
  • Ticket ¬£20 (paid in advance) includes biscuits and cheese
  • Quiz
  • Spot Prizes
  • Raffle

Whisky Tasting Menu

‚ÄúThe Inaugural Meeting‚ÄĚ

Bruichladdich 12 Year Old (SFTC* Bottling) at 63.6% abv.

An amazing and rare dram. Recommend adding a touch of water to open out this superb dram.

Tasting notes:

Nose: Fruity and sweet, candy floss?, with a hint of pepper in the background. Also, get some woody notes.

Palate: Biscuit/cereal flavour with hints of citrus, lemon and oranges, with a lovely creamy mouth feel. Like a good brandy!

Finish: A long, creamy finish with a dusting of burnt embers from a crackling log fire. Oranges still prevail. A great winter dram.

Glen Garioch 10 Year Old (Old Style) at 40% abv.

Mortlach 1997 ‚ÄúWhiskies Of Scotland‚ÄĚ at 54.8% abv.

Talisker ‚ÄúPort Ruighe‚ÄĚ Port Casks at 45.8% abv.

Longmorn ‚ÄúScotch Malt Whisky Society‚ÄĚ at 60.6% abv.

+ Some Extra Drams For The Lucky Ones!!!!!

And, of course, there will be a

Raffle of Glen Ord (SFTC* Bottling) at 57.3% abv.

An amazing and rare bottling from the distillery. One of 141 bottles and not many left as of June 2014.

Tasting notes:

Nose: An immense toffee aroma with citrus notes and a hint of spice

Palate: Again massive toffee and home made tablet with chocolate orange notes and a hint of pepper and spice. Also a fruity, bubble gum and toffee apples at a funfare notes.

Finish: Sweet, long and warming with a hint of spice,cinnamon perhaps? Also grassy,woody notes at the end. Extremely more-ish.

Look forward to seeing you for another enjoyable & informative, fun evening!

* Straight From The Cask

The Corbie Crow