Inside the Glenfarclas Advent Calendar: Day 1

I decided to buy myself a whisky advent calendar this year having seen so many of them last year. I kinda really treated myself and bought the Glenfarclas one.

So day one was the 2009 (bottled 2016 – cask 1805) and this was an exclusive for Drinks by the Dram, it is 59.9% vol.

A delicious “come sip me” nose… rich fruit and cake spices. Rich sticky sugar and spice and all things nice!  A little vanilla and a little bit of ginger. The palate is smooth and warming. The rich fruit flavours on the tongue and perhaps a slice of clootie dumpling. Nice finish with a delicious warming spice, some ginger remaining too.

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