Highland Park 25 (2016) was tasted at Meeting No. 50 on August 25, 2016. Out of 5, we rated it exceptionally at 4.39. Highland Park 25 (2016) ranks 2nd overall in Scotch. Costing $450, this spirit is expensive, but well worth the high price tag.
I don't want to distract myself by writing from sipping and enjoying the drink. Smells like candy Best for: meditations
Exceptional complexity. Dried fruit, slight sweetness, subtle finish that lingers long after the sip is gone. Outstanding.
#stillholdscourt. Calms the nerves with a warm blanket of sherry. Why can't I drink this regularly... Need to lock down a bottle.
Floral, light on the nose and smooth, surprisingly mellow finish. Perfect with an Ashton VSG at sunset over the Olympics.
More layers than a croissant. I'm picturing heather and grassy banks of a nearby stream. But there's also a little pancake syrup and it's awesome.
Spiritous and fleeting on the tongue. It escapes quickly into a burst of low heat and sherry sweetness. The flavors creep Up through the back of your throat--mild iodine, caramel, heat, maybe a touch of cola? Sort of a top line essence of what we know as Highland Park--peat and sherry in equal and pleasant measure.
Amazing balance. Perfect level of peat, for me. Zero burn. Lovely finish.
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