Fettercairn (the town) is home to Fettercairn (the distillery), and it has been since 1824. They use an inventive method of making a lighter style of spirit - when they’re collecting the middle cut, the run cool water (not the fragrance) along the outside of the still’s neck, which increases reflux, resulting in a lighter spirit. Science in action. The chaps on the label of our Fettercairn appear to be judging cairns. Looks like one of them likes the larger one.
Nose: Fresh apples, taken straight from the orchard, sliced and given a little sprinkle of baking spice.
Palate: Carrot cake, Soreen with lots of butter, black pepper.