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Woodrow's Mortlach 12 Year Old

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Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch

Bottler: Woodrow's of Edinburgh

Founder: Woody Tan

Range: Warehouse Reserve

Distillery: Mortlach

Age: 12 years old

Distilled: 19/01/2010

Bottled: 07/10/2022

Region: Speyside, Scotland

Spirit: Single malt scotch

Cask Type: Finished in 1st fill Oloroso Sherry hogshead for 2 years 3 months

Cask Ref: 900300644

Alcohol by Volume: Cask strength at 56.7%

Bottled: Natural colour and without chill filtration

Outturn: 275 bottles

Bottle Size: 700ml

Mortlach 12 Year Old Tasting Notes

Woody's tasting notes

Nose: Sultanas and raisins and a hint of marzipan. Christmas Pudding with sweet malt.

Palate: Salted meats, espresso, dry roasted nuts, and winter spices like nutmeg and clove.

Finish: An oily finish with earthy spices and dark chocolate.

Ed's review

Colour: Natural colour, dark amber, oily in the glass.

Nose: Full of rich, dark fruit. Berries, stewed plums, sticky ripe figs. Muscovado sugar and cinnamon.

Palate: Full mouthfeel. Super rich and fruity. A savoury note, which nicely balances the fruit. Chocolate-covered coffee beans and nuts. Alcohol is well integrated, adding body without any burn.

Finish: Medium to long finish. Mocha coffee and fine tobacco. A little warming wood spice.

Overall: Absolutely delicious, an easy 'recommend'.

Woodrow's of Edinburgh
Woody Tan, Founder of Woodrow's of Edinburgh

Meet The Founder

Woody Tan

Originally from Hong Kong, Woody Tan has lived in Scotland since 2011. He studied an MSc in Brewing and Distilling at Heriot-Watt University, and then went into the cask trade and warehouse keeping. While looking after casks, he started to discover gems that he felt had to be shared with fellow whisky lovers. He bottles these special casks under his Woodrow’s of Edinburgh label.

Woody has an excellent palate, and a knack for uncovering really flavoursome casks. He’s also a wizard when it comes to cask experiments, and has released some interesting cask-finished whiskies.