The Island Star 11YO 50% 700ml (North Star Spirits)
The North Star The Island Star 11 years old OR003 is a young Orkney single malt from an undisclosed distillery bottled in the Millennial Range by the independent bottler North Star. This Orkney matured in a refill hogshead for 11 years before being bottled in 2019 at 50% ABV, non chill filtered and with no added colour, as a limited single cask release of 300 bottles.
NOSE: Slightly floral at first, but soon enough develops notes of brown sugar and shortbread.
PALATE: A slight smokiness develops, alongside melted butter and fresh malt earthiness.
FINISH: Citrus peels and dusty oak.