Notification: Please enable JavaScript and reload this page. Malts requires all users to enter their date of birth and country for verification of legal drinking age.
facebook-square pinterest-square twitter-square YouTube angle-down angle-left angle-right angle-up body caret-down caret-left caret-right caret-up casks character cross distillation Distillers-Edition Drops-of-Wisdom-close Drops-of-Wisdom-info Drops-of-Wisdom-orientation-arrow fermentation finish highlands islands left-arrow lowlands magnifying mashing minus nose palate Playhead plus process qq quote right-arrow scotland-outline scotland-shape Special-Release speyside star-half-empty star-half star-o star wechat weibo type-of-malt minus2 plus2

Brora 30 Years Old
 55.7%   |    70cl

A smoky, superlative, sea-air whisky, robust and textured. The first nose is appetising, it takes water well, and the spice-drawer flavour is delectable.

A smoky, superlative, sea-air whisky, robust and textured. The first nose is appetising, it takes water well, and the spice-drawer flavour is delectable.

Rate this whisky: Be the first to rate this whisky:

()

10000 + 20 /40 25050

Brora 30 Year Old
Taste the character and craft in every drop.

Region

Coastal highlands

Appearance

Rich amber with lingering beads.

Nose

Attractively sweet straight away, with a distant marine note, which builds later with coal smoke below. Then creamy and waxy; scented furniture polish and well-worn waxed jackets.

Body

Oily and rich.

Palate

Overt smokiness that drinks well at natural strength; sweet, some acidity, teeth-coating, mouth drying. Water brings out the oily, smooth mouthfeel.

Finish

Drying, medium to long and warming, with a distinct thread of smoke.

Information:

Distillery: Brora™

Age: 30 year old

Strength: 55.7% ABV

Place of Origin: Sutherland

Region: Coastal Highlands

Nose:

Attractively sweet straight away, with a distant marine note, which builds later. Coal smoke? Then creamy and waxy; scented furniture polish and well-worn waxed jackets. A mere dash of water introduces a more obvious waxy note, with cooked and dried fruits balanced by salty freshness. Light coconut. Becomes tantalisingly gamey and more smoky as it develops “like eating a mutton pie on a coal-fired paddle steamer”.

Palate

More overtly smoky. Drinks well at natural strength; sweet, some acidity, teeth-coating, mouth drying. Water brings out the oily, smooth mouthfeel, the flavour sweet to start, drying, then sweet again, with a delicious ‘spice-drawer’ taste (nutmeg or sandalwood) lending a slight ‘scented smoke’ feel. A robust, deep-textured dram.