Insider knowledge: Clynelish 23 Year Old 1988 - Rare Auld (Duncan Taylor) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Clynelish 23 Year Old 1988 - Rare Auld (Duncan Taylor) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Rolling tobacco and honey sweetness on the nose, hints of pepper, malt and allspice.
Palate: Spicy, pepper, stem ginger in syrup, malt and dried herbs.
Finish: Malty, spicy and sweet finish with hints of pepper on the tail.