Overeem Distillery Port Cask Matured Single Malt Whisky (700ml) - Cask Strength 60%
Arguably the flagship of the Overeem range, this boasts more depth, body and even better balance than the impressive sherry cask edition at the same strength. The flavours range from dark chocolate through to orange spice cake and berry chocolate sponge with an almost decadent caramel-malt interplay through the aftertaste, gently curbed by fine tannins and sprinklings of spice. Dangerously sippable uncut, it's one for malt hedonists. 60% Alc./Vol.
[Cask OHD-008 tasted 2012] Deep bright brass / gold colour. On the nose, drier and less opulent than the Sherry Release, this offers notes of choc-chip cookie, orange marmalade and clove. The palate is even more austere than the aromas suggest delivering a pleasant balance of spicy dried fruits (raisin and date) followed by a firm tannic finish with the spirit showing considerable restraint at cask strength. Well balanced. Excellent persistence with hints of plum, sultana and cocoa surfacing late into the aftertaste. 92 points