Colour: Amber gold.
Nose (without water) : Toasted nuts, nugat, honey comb, hint of raisins.
Palate (w/o water): Delicate open, toasted wood, walnut, bourbon sweetness, light sherry influence,
Finish (w/o water): beautiful lingering of toasted wood, burnt sugar, slight lingering spice and finally some light sherry notes.
Nose (with water): Sweet honeycomb, nut, toasted wood, raisin/sherry completely gone.
Palate (water): Spice and sherry influences gone, Candyshop sweetness remained.
Finish (water): light and short, toasted wood, burnt sugar.
Double distilled, toasted bourbon barrels with a quick finish in sherry casks. Delicious combination.
I tried this at a local bar that was suggested by the staff at Cadenhead’s. After trying it I went straight back to shop to try buy a bottle it was that good. I was extremely impressed with their Little Mill bottling and I was very disheartened to find out that they had no bottles of it left. They had one distillery bottle left in the shop, although the staff advised me the flavour profile was entirely different and it was quite frankly over price. Unfortunately since Little mill itself has been demolished they’re not going to have any more again.