Insider knowledge: Imperial 35 Year Old 1976 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Imperial 35 Year Old 1976 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Sweet malt, fruit lozenges, peppermint, pear drops and toasty oak.
Palate: Pear juice, caramel, custard, manuka honey and charred oak. Thick and rich.
Finish: Burned sultanas and barley.