Insider knowledge: Glenfarclas 1981 Family Cask whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Glenfarclas 1981 Family Cask whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Rich, sherry. Juicy sultana, peels, oak, pipe tobacco.
Palate: Rich, espresso, chocolate, fruity, dark and deep.
Finish: Smoke on the finish, big and beefy, thick and fruity, spicy.