Royal Brackla 21 Year

Single Malt

Royal Brackla // Highlands, Scotland

community rating

4 out of 5 stars
( 38 )

The eldest of three recent Royal Brackla releases, the 21 year old heads up the distillery's new single malt lineup. Touted as The King's Own Whisky since receiving a royal warrant in the early 19th century, Royal Brackla is known for both its long fermentation period and tall, slowly run stills, producing a profile rich in esters and their fruity notes.

  • age
    21 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    oloroso sherry butts

Tasting Notes

"The nose is ripe with tropical fruits like papaya and guava, along with sherry, grassy and hay notes, and a light touch of smoke in the background. The palate offers more sherry along with an accompanying nuttiness, honey, and an overall rich, full profile, with a moderately oily mouthfeel. The finish is luxuriously rich and smooth, with caramel, more honey and sherry, and a return of those tropical fruits at the tail end, completing the cycle and asking you to start anew. "

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Rich & Full Bodied