|Cask Type||100% ex-Oloroso American Oak Sherry Butts|
|Condition||In Original Box|
Ah, Kingsbarns Balcomie, a fine single malt whisky with a character as rich as the history of the Kingdom of Fife itself. At a respectable 46% alcohol by volume, this expression promises a journey of flavor that resonates with the coastal beauty and meticulous craftsmanship of the Kingsbarns Distillery.
While I don't have specific details from Whiskybase, let's imagine the sensory adventure that might await in a dram of Kingsbarns Balcomie.
The first encounter is likely a breath of seaside air, infused with hints of brine and a touch of sea spray. Picture the coastal breeze carrying notes of citrus orchards, with zesty lemons and ripe oranges dancing in the air. A subtle undercurrent of vanilla might invite a sense of warmth, creating an inviting and approachable nose.
Upon the first sip, the palate is likely to be treated to a delightful interplay of flavors. The maltiness of the whisky may take center stage, accompanied by a medley of orchard fruits. Think of juicy pears, green apples, and a touch of tropical sweetness. The 46% ABV provides a robust foundation for the flavors to unfold, allowing the taste buds to explore the nuances of Kingsbarns Balcomie with each sip.
The finish, a lingering echo of the coastal journey, may leave a gentle warmth on the palate. A subtle briny character might persist, complemented by a hint of oak and a touch of honeyed sweetness. The finish is likely to be a harmonious conclusion to the tasting experience, inviting contemplation and appreciation for the craftsmanship that went into creating Kingsbarns Balcomie.
Kingsbarns Balcomie, at 46%, represents not just a whisky but a tribute to the coastal landscapes and traditions of the Kingdom of Fife. Whether enjoyed by the seaside or in the comfort of your favorite whisky nook, this expression is a celebration of the artistry and dedication that defines the Kingsbarns Distillery. Cheers to the beauty of coastal whiskies and the stories they tell!
This Single Malt from the family owned distillery in the Kingdom of Fife has been distilled using Fife barley and matured in ex-Oloroso American Oak Sherry Butts used previously for maturing Sherry. These casks were chosen for their gentle oak flavours and sherry rich sweetness to compliment the fruit character of the Kingsbarns spirit.
A perfect balance between the spirit and the wood.
CATEGORY: Single Malt Scotch Whisky
CASK TYPE: 100% ex-Oloroso American Oak Sherry Butts
ABV: 46% alc./vol.
CHILL FILTRATION: No
tasting notes by Peter Holroyd (Distillery Manager)
Treacle, sultanas, fruit loaf with cinnamon icing, a touch of dark chocolate with summer berries.
Sweet tinned pineapple up front, orange peel, cake spice.
Lots of dried apricot and a hint of roasted hazelnut on the finish.