Càrn Mòr Black Gold, North British 1995, 22YO (grain whisky)
It was a bottle of Black Gold, Celebration of the Cask from North British distillery that first put me onto Morrison & Mackay independent bottles of malt. Always outstanding!
Black Gold are releases exclusively from first fill sherry barrels, typically showing extreme colour up-take from the time in wood.
This North British is christmas pudding in a glass, with exceptional treacle notes. With lovely nutty and dried fruit peel notes.
North British distillery is a lowlands grain distillery not far from Edinburgh.
Distilled on the 23rd of November 1995 and matured in single sherry hogshead #51762 for 22 years. 234 bottles filled 6th June 2018 at cask strength, 57% ABV