North British 1962 55 Year Old XOP 41.0%

North British 1962 55 Year Old XOP 41.0%


This North British 55-Year-Old - XOP Extraordinary and Ridiculously Rare, is a 55-year-old North British single grain, distilled in May 1962 and aged in a single refill hogshead until June 2017, when it was bottled with an outturn of just 221 bottles.

Nose: rich spices, butterscotch and orange zest, but also plenty of butter and a whiff of marzipan.

Palate: Intense Vanilla, Spiced Caramel, Honey, beeswax and brown sugar. A touch of menthol and liquorice too, as well as oranges and apple peel.

Finish: This is where it really shows its age, as it turns quite oak-y and a touch dry. Plenty of spices.






£741.67 ex VAT

key points

Distillery North British
Bottler Type Independent
Vintage 1962
Bottled 2017
Stated Age 55 Years Old
Cask # 11786
Strength 41%
Size 70 cl


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