Highland Park Twisted Tattoo 16 Year Old
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Highland Park
  • Age 16 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation Oak Casks
  • Alcohol 46.7%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • spicy
  • orange zest
  • berries
  • sweet vanilla
  • biscuit
  • smoky
  • zesty
  • pie
  • apple

Highland Park

Twisted Tattoo 16 Year Old (0.7l, 46.7%)
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Character Goatson
When Highland Park Single Malt dreams of Spain.

Highland Park is the most northerly distillery in Scotland on the island of Orkney. Legend has it that it was founded by Whisky smuggler Magnus Eunson in the late 1700s and that he used his position as a church officer to conceal Whisky beneath the church pulpit. Don’t assume that “Highland Park” means their Whisky is made in the Highland style. In character, their spirit is closer to a midpoint between Lowland and Islay Single Malts. Perhaps the most famous Whiskey connoisseur of all time — journalist Michael Jackson — called Highland Park, “The greatest all-rounder in the world of Malt Whisky.”

Highland Park Twisted Tattoo is a sixteen year-old Single Malt with an interesting cask heritage. One third of the Spirit was aged in ex-Bourbon casks and the other two thirds in Spanish Rioja casks. This yields a fruit-forward, almost luscious dram. In fact, from the first sip you know that you are tasting a fine Single Malt, but you are reminded of Sangria in gentle aromas and flavor notes ringing in the background. It’s called “Twisted Tattoo” because the packaging design was done on collaboration with Colin Dale — a noted tattoo artist and designer.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islands
  • Distillery Highland Park
  • Age 16 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation Oak Casks
  • Alcohol 46.7%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Warm Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The smell of baked berry pie greets your nose along with shortbread biscuits and sea spray.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
You recognize Single Malt instantly on the tongue and then are treated to mixed baking spices, dark berry cobbler, orange zest, and vanilla.

Finish
As you swallow the sensation of dry red Wine lingers in your throat with a hint of smoke.
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  • spicy
  • orange zest
  • berries
  • sweet vanilla
  • biscuit
  • smoky
  • zesty
  • pie
  • apple
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Categories of Scotch Whisky: Single malt, Blended malt (formerly called Vatted malt), blended, single grain and blended grain Scotch.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Is Scotch always Scottish? What do you think? Yes. The answer is yes.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
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