Insider knowledge: Glenfarclas 1977 Family Cask whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Glenfarclas 1977 Family Cask whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Buttery. Honey on granary toast, gentle sherry, spice.
Palate: Honeycomb sweetness, spices, Sauternes, cereals, some creamy sherry.
Finish: Abrupt, but explosive, tingling oaky smoke, vanilla milkshake.