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[Quick review] Dà Mhìle - Millennium Cask Reserve Organic 20 years old (Loch Lomond) 57%

  Distillery:  Loch Lomond Bottler:  Dà Mhìle Age:  20 years old Distilled:  2000 Bottled:  n/a Cask:  ex-Bourbon ? Abv:  57% Unchillfiltered:  Yes? Natural Colour:  Yes? Nb of bottles:  1200 Extra:  Released to celebrate the new Millenium / Organic whisky My tasting notes: Nose:  Sweet, creamy, brioche, apricot Danish pastry, vanilla pods, custard, butterscotch, digestive biscuits, pine kernels. Smells divine! Palate:  Creamy again, caramel, vanilla cream, buttery, fresh vanilla pods, rum flambéed bananas, muscovado sugar, oak spice and slight bitterness. Fruity notes too with coconut, peaches and hints of mango. This is delicious grain… Finish:  Buttery and some nuttiness too. Almond milk, more custard, sweet, slight rum and raisin ice cream, bitter orange. With water:  More resin and varnish, spiced honey on the nose. More mouth-watering fresh yellow fruit on the palate, and more orange notes on the finish. I don’t tend to drink a lot of grain as they’re normally quite boring and sa