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Drambuie 15 Year Old Speyside Malt Whisky Liqueur (700ml)

$89. 99
$1079.88 Dozen
ABV: 43%

Drambuie 15 is the more sophisticated and refined older sibling of the standard Drambuie expression. Whilst remaining faithful to the original product, it delivers a drier, and more whisky-forward flavour profile that is equally at home on its own over ice, or mixed in a cocktail.

Tasting note: Pours bright gold with a pale straw hue. Nosing reveals a judiciously balanced combination of aniseed, wild honey and stewed stone fruits as well as sweet spices such as clove, nutmeg and even a hint of ginger. The palate is silky, semi sweet and possesses a solid spirit backbone that's too often lacking in the liqueur category. This drinks like a Speyside whisky infused with anise and exotic honey in equal parts. The finish turns more liquorice like, medium dry with warming spices persisting, and although the aftertaste lacks length, this is a charming addition to the range. 43% Alc./Vol.

Other reviews......whisk(e)y cocktails are the obvious choice for most libations with Drambuie, and the herbal profile means that it is great friends with vermouth, resulting in some delicious twists on a Manhattan. The classic Rusty Nail cocktail was conceived originally with the standard Drambuie, but those who like their drinks a little less sweet will be rather impressed with how the 15 works in its place. Like most liqueurs, perhaps the best fun for a home bartender can be had simply by replacing the sweet element in cocktails with Drambuie 15. You might find you need a little extra sugar to boost the sweetness, but you’ll certainly achieve some tasty libations. Its one weakness is the sour category of drinks, where the combination of herbal and citrus flavours just don’t quite work together. Aside from that, it is a very enjoyable product to mix with. - http://thecocktailgeek.comsize>