Insider knowledge: Clynelish 23 Year Old 1988 - The Octave (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 - The Octave (Duncan Taylor) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Butterscotch and apple peel, citrus, tropical fruits, pepper, gingerbread, lemon oil.
Palate: Ginger and malt, sweet spices and salty butter, hints of peppery peat and tonic water.
Finish: Long and spicy.