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Mackinlay's Rare Old Highland Malt Whisky Tasting note

By Miguel in Tasting , Mackinlay

Yeah! Exactly! This whisky is an exact replica, if you believe Richard Patterson, of the whiskies Ernest Shackleton took with him to Antarctica.

“Awesome! Mindblowing! I would also travel to Antartica with this whisky! Grab one until they last.”

Mackinlay's Rare old Highland Malt Whisky
An exact replica of the whisky left in Antarctica by Sir Ernest Shackleton during his ill-fated South Pole expedition between 1907 and 1909. The whisky was recreated down to the very last detail by Whyte and Mackay’s blender extraordinaire, Richard Paterson. The final replica bottle of Mackinlay’s blend contains whiskies from Speyside, the Island, and the Highlands, and the recipe even includes some very rare 1983 Glen Mhor!

This is a limited release of 50,000 bottles, and £5 from each bottle will be donated to the Antarctic Heritage Trust.

This dram has a white wine-like color.

Nose (97): powerful. malt, biscuits, a little peat, oranges, vanilla, honey, floral.

Palate (93): oily, creamy, powerful. sweet, biscuits, fruits, peach, spices, tobacco, a little peat, grass, citrus.

Finish (91): long. vanilla, floral, a little peat.

So based on other whiskies I have already tasted I rate this Mackinlay's Rare old Highland Malt Whisky with 94 points over 100.

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