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4 out of 5 (1 reviews)
Langatun is the Celtic version of 'Langenthal' which means 'the fortified place on the Langa' (water). It's also the name of a Swiss whisky distillery opened in 2007 (though in true marketing speak they describe it as being re-opened as distillation happened previously on the site). Old Deer is the distillery’s core expression, made using 100% unpeated barley, fermented with an English stout yeast and triple distilled for maximum smoothness. The whisky is matured for six years in a combination of Sherry and Chardonnay casks and bottled at 62.8% ABV though you'd never guess the ABV from the surprisingly mellow spirit. It's notably young but also a damn fine whisky, reflected in the accolade of 95.5/100 points awarded in Jim Murray’s Whisky Bible. Look for cereal notes, malt and vanilla bean with plums and red apples, there's a hint of orange peel as well. The long, oily and peppery finish sticks around for a long time. A few drops of water opens up the whisky unveiling an liquorice note. Very accessible so it makes a great, and highly unusual gift.
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Langatun Old Deer 2008 Cask Proof Swiss is a 62 year old single malt whisky from the Langatun whisky distillery. Rated an average of 4.0 out of 5 by 1 reviewers and available from The Whisky Exchange for only £68.75, with reviews like that this is one single malt whisky you can’t afford to miss
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