Hazelburn 10yo, 46%
Part of the Hazelburn core range, this is a 10 year old bottling of Hazelburn single malt Scotch whisky from the Springbank distillery in the Campbeltown region. It is triple distilled, matured in bourbon casks and bottled at 46% ABV.
Hazelburn is one of three styles of whisky produced at Springbank, known for being triple distilled and unpeated, whereas Springbank single malt is distilled two-and-a-half times and is lightly peated, and Longrow single malt is twice distilled and heavily peated.
Nose: Toffee apples, fresh honey and fragrant pears. Hints of vanilla.
Palate: Good mouth feel paired with bright notes of vanilla and Crunchie bars. More lively fruit notes underneath.
Finish: Oily and sweet on the finish.
Overall: Early evening dramming, this one. Relaxed and flavoursome.