Teeling – Small Batch

Teeling – Small Batch

I’ve had this bottle sitting in my office in Dublin for months but only just got around to tasting it properly. It’s a blend with a high malt content and finished in Rum casks. Bottled at 46% ABV.

Straw gold in colour

Nose: Fresh cut grass, lots of sweet marzipan, hints of aniseed, digestive biscuits, basmati rice as it opens up!

Palate: Quite spicy, and then suddenly smooth and sweet with golden syrup laced oats, orange zest, the grassy notes of the nose develop into floral spices like cardamom and a little clove.

Finish: The spice returns along with toasted malt. It then fades to a mellow caramel sweetness.

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