NOSING AND TASTING
GAME OF THRONES
A Limited Edition Collection of Single Malts;
Session at 3 p.m. on reservation
The choice of whiskies seems slightly curious, as it features five bespoke Game of Thrones expressions, along with three existing ones that have merely been repackaged
Some carry age statements, others do not, and just one Clynelish is offered at cask strength. The standout for quality and value is Talisker Select Reserve, closely followed by 9 year old Lagavulin.
Six Kingdoms Mortlach
House Torgaryen Cardhu
House Stark Dalwhinnie
House Lannister Lagavulin
House Tully Singleton of Glendullan
House Tyrell Clynelish
House Baratheon Royal Lochnagar
House Greyjoy Talisker
The Night’s Watch Oban
Talisker Select Reserve
We Do Not Sow
45,8 %This represents House Greyjoy in the Game of Thrones and features its kraken. The nose offers damp tweed sprinkled with black pepper, plus smoky vanilla and ozone notes. Sweet smoke and citrus fruit on the palate, then more overt peatiness comes to the fore with soft toffee. Medium in length through the finish, with lingering toffee and light pepper.
Lagavulin 9 year old
Hear Me Roar!
46 %Lagavulin at an odd age, representing House Lannister and showcasing its lion sigil. The nose is floral, with rose hips, toffee, and fragrant peat notes. Full on the palate, with toffee apples, cinnamon, earthy peat, and smoked haddock in salted butter. The smoked fish combines with fennel in the lengthy finish.
51,2 %At cask strength, this Clynelish represents House Tyrell. Split green wood followed by marshmallows on the floral nose; increasingly sweet, with a hint of cloves. The palate immediately offers classic Clynelish waxiness, with tropical fruits, honey, and subtle smoke. Licorice, black pepper, and citrus fruits in the medium to long finish.
Dalwhinnie Winter’s Frost
Winter Is Coming
43 %The House Stark bottling is presented with an image of a direwolf on the label. The nose yields honey, orange, malt, toffee, and a suggestion of struck matches. Medium-bodied and sweet, with red apples, apricots, milk chocolate, and white pepper. Satsumas, nutmeg, milky cocoa, and gingery oak in the medium-length finish.
Oban Bay Reserve
I Am The Sword In The Darkness
43 %An appropriately dark bottle and label are featured for the Night’s Watch bottling. Tangy citrus fruit, brittle toffee, and vanilla on the nose. Nicely textured in the mouth, with tangerine segments in cream, developing nuttiness, milky coffee, and a hint of char. Lively spices, toffee, and aniseed in the medium-length, slightly oaky finish.
Royal Lochnagar 12 year old
Ours Is The Fury
40 %House Baratheon is represented with a label depicting a crown-wearing rampant stag. An undemanding dram, with soft toffee, cream, baked apples, and a hint of ginger on the nose. The palate is light, with brittle toffee, soft fruit notes, and oak. Drying in the finish, through aniseed and wood spice.
Singleton of Glendullan Select
Family, Duty, Honour
40 %This showcases House Tully’s leaping fish sigil. The nose yields honey, barley sugar, walnuts, and plums. The palate is straightforward and approachable, with green apples, orange juice, and delicate spice. The finish is medium in length, with toffee and mildly spicy oak.
Cardhu Gold Reserve
Fire & Blood
Representing House Targaryen, this features its three-headed dragon on the label. Malt and honey on the subtle nose, with a hint of cinnamon. Medium-bodied, with milk chocolate, caramel, and youthful oak. Jaffa orange and gentle spice in the relatively short, spiky finish.
Finished in Ex – Bourbon Casks
The three – eyed raven, a human who once lived among the Children of the Forest beyond The Wall, has the power to see beyond the constraints of time to uncover the past and Present stories of Westeros and even reveal flashes of the future. As those stories unfold to impart wisdom and knowledge, they are
intertwined and woven into the tapestry of the Six Kingdoms, all while beyond the horizon and above the clouds the three – eyend Raven watches
with a thousend eyes, and one.
Rich in texture and a balance of sweet fruit, dark chocolate, toffee and spice.
à 2 cl = 225,00