The Brisbane

5 Year Old blended malt. 57.5%

Made with two Spanish oak ex-sherry hogsheads distilled at Glen Garioch, Highland; part of an ex-sherry butt distilled at Glen Grant, Speyside; and three ex-Apera casks distilled at Starward Distillery, Melbourne.

Mahogany with amber lights. initially nose drying, with freshly baked croissants topped with butterscotch sauce, pecan pie, ginger, runny honey, chocolate éclairs and banoffee.

Chocolate éclairs in the taste with stone fruits in the development: ripe plum, apricot and tinned prune juice.

Sweet overall in the finish; creamy mouthfeel, bitter chocolate and more toffee to finish.

Run of 932 bottles.