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Wolfburn Northland Single Malt Whisky

(70cl, 46%)

Wolfburn Northland Single Malt

Wolfburn Northland Bottling Note

Becoming Scotland's northernmost mainland whisky producing distillery when it released its first single malt in March 2016, Wolfburn is built just 350m away from the ruins of the 19th century distillery from which it takes its name. With long fermentation, slow manual distillation and maturation taking place at least partly in quarter casks that previously held peated whisky from Islay, this is a release we've eagerly anticipated!

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose Orchard fruits, apple pie, a fresh maltiness, almonds, magnolia and a suggestion of smoke

Palate Honey Nut Clusters breakfast cereal, sweet spices, chocolate croissant, more honey towards the end, and a subtle earthy peatiness.

Finish Long and fresh, with even more rich honey notes

Overall A deliciously complex single malt from one of Scotland’s newer distilleries - they are hitting it out of the park!

Reviews for Wolfburn Northland Single Malt
What a pleasant surprise!
When I saw NCF, NC and 46% ABV I knew it couldn't be bad. Great whisky (even for a NAS). I'm getting another bottle and I'm looking forward to try the other expresions. Highly recommended.
German G , Argentina
5 months ago
Probably the nicest whisky I have ever tasted. Straight to number one on the favourites list!
John R , United Arab Emirates
10 months ago
Very good
I bought a botlte of Wolfburn Small Patch 128 some months ago and I liked it. Then I bought a bottle of Northland and it's even better. Nose is very fruity and palette is very wide. There's almonds, nuts and oak. Finish is long. 46% abv is bit high and a few drops of water is recommended. If you liked any other Wolfburn, you definately should try Northland, you'll like it. (R)
Riku M , Finland
one year ago
Single malt, not watered down, not too sweet and delicious smokey peat from start to finsih.
Positives, single malt, natural color, 46% abv , not too sweet. Subtle, delicious smokey peat from start to finish. Very enjoyable dram made by a craft, not mass produced distiller. I bought this on sale for $30 U.S. and at this price it is a steal.
Mark H , United States
2 years ago
Very nice but a little uninspiring
Young but thats fine. Light, slightly peaty, but missing the seaweed that I love so much, nevertheless its very drinksble.
Master of Malt Customer
2 years ago
Cannot wait for Canadian distribution
My boys while in Thurso ordered a cask to be opened in 16 years I sincerely hope your products come to Canada sooner
Master of Malt Customer
3 years ago
A light trail of smoke from nose to mouth to finish
you can smell and taste the peat influence of the islay casks; im betting on laphroaig.
A light trail of smoke from nose to mouth to finish but not too much and non smoke lovers will I think not be upset.
Honeyed, lightly spiced and perhaps nutty.
I'm still not overly convinced with it but it's certainly very drinkable. Doubt I'd buy this, and its the first Wolfburn Ive said that about.
GRANT B , United Kingdom
3 years ago
Smooth and smokey.
If you like peaty and smoky single malts this is one to try. I look forward to trying it aged. Very smooth for a bairn with floral, fruity and smooth subtle smoky peat finish. I will enjoy this one!
Gina B , United States
3 years ago
Buy this whiskey!
It was included in my recent Flaviar box. It is a superior single malt whiskey that drinks very smooth
Rob S , United States
3 years ago
Very clever stuff
A mixed bag of reviews. I'd say some seem to know their stuff more than others? Of course it's down to personal preference and palate, but this most certainly doesn't deserve any bad reviews. This dram isn't trying to be anything other than what it states. It's N. A. S. We can taste its young but why should that be an issue? I'm at odds with the M.O.M boys tasting notes this time. Not apples for me, more pineapple, melon and grape. The finish is short as you'd expect for a three year old, but it's complexity it's exstemly clever stuff. This to me is a spring time snifter, full of the promise to come. Young fresh and vibrant.
Master of Malt Customer
3 years ago

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