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Islands’s own reviews/tasting notes on island whisky

A special bottling for the ferry line company Color Line – unfortunately no longer available for sale in their tax free shops.

Name: Highland Park Viking Line 13 y.o

Reviewed: 27.11.17

Alcohol: 63,1%

Region: Islands

Colour: Dark caramel

Nose: Plenty of dried fruits: Raisins, dates. Black grapes, plums, caramel, old leather and perhaps a hint of tobacco. After a while there is also some peanuts coming through.

Flavour: Amazingly round and nice… Continue reading


Highland Park Dark Origins bottle


Highland Park Dark Origins. Foto.

Highland Park Dark Origins

A great island whisky from Highland Park with wonderful sweet notes!

This product at Highland Park’s homepage

Reviewed: 04.11.16

Price Vinmonopolet: NOK 699,-

Alcohol: 46,8%

Colour: Golden red (sherry cask)

Nose: Plums, candy, lightly peated, bananas, hazelnuts after a while

Palate: Plenty of dark chocolate, a bit peppery, orange

Conclusion: Very delicious and sweet whisky, lovely sherry character for those… Continue reading