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Hankey Bannister 40 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

Issue 145 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 145

A visit to Highland Park, Willie Cochrane and Claive Vidiz interviewed. Plus we kick off Battle of the Blends series three.


Hankey Bannister 40 Years Old

Hankey Bannister
40 Years Old
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended
40 years old
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Dave Broom

Old, crepuscular. Rancio, tea chest, cedar and musk. Some dried raspberry, dried petals, and heavy toffee. A drop of water brings out an Armagnac note akin to turned earth and prune.
Huge and Ribena-like. Treacle and leather alongside smoke. Solid and robust, and again smoothes at the end.
Smoky and rich. Concentrated red fruits.
Multi-award winning –and you can see why. Mature, complex and elegant.

Rob Allanson

Granny's wardrobe: cedar wood, fur coats, old wood tannins. Leather boots. Also some peppery spice and fading rose petals.
Fresh and crisp. Buttered Digestive biscuits, Parkin cake and bonfire toffees. A little cream too.
Long with a touch of fudge.
Stunning stuff that has aged well.
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