CAMBUS 28 years old 1988 50,1%
Single Grain Whisky, Scotland, 70cl, Ref: 53214
Typical single grain, this Combus do not need to rest any longer as it already feels old enough while showing a young and fresh profile.
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- Appearance : straw.
- Nose : sweet, sweet spices, forest honey.
- Palate : bourbon oak, vanilla and soft caramel.
- Overall : spices, coffee, caramel and liquorice.
- The brand
The Cambus distillery was officially established in 1813 in the Lowlands, about 25 miles north of Glasgow. In addition to its single malt, from 1823 up until its closure in 1993, it also produced a single grain whisky which was used for the United Distillers blends.
Established in Glasgow in 1948 by Fred Douglas Laing, the Douglas Lang company has, in recent years, made numerous changes to its structure. Fred Laing’s movement to the head of the company has contributed towards the business’s sound reputation. Known throughout the industry for the quality and variety of its cask selection (Douglas Laing still has casks from the most prestigious distilleries: Glenfarclas, Talisker, Ardbeg, etc.), the company has expanded its already rich range that includes historic selections such as Double Barrel, Premier Barrel and Director’s Cut, with two new collections guaranteed to please connoisseurs: Single Minded and Old Particular.
Launched in October 2013, Old Particular Single Cask is a series of single malts that have been individually selected from the best producers across all regions of Scotland. It is ‘particular’ in that it offers authentic whiskies, without chill filtering or the addition of colouring, which give them a richer aromatic profile due to the fatty acids and enzymes that are naturally present after distillation. Exceptionally, Douglas Laing is offering single casks at 48.4% for whiskies up to the age of 18 years-old and 51.5% for malt whiskies that have been aged for 19 years, all presented in an elegant box worthy of the finest Scottish single malts.
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