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Directors Cut is one of Great Southern Distillery's cask strength single barrel releases. Matured primarily in "old" American oak 200lt cask then further matured in an Aussie sherry barrel. And the barley was smoked with WA peat. 221 bottles released around 2017.
From WhiskyNick in 2017, "A healthy dose of strawberry jam on the palate, a tad too peppery and a tad too oaky but at the same time the prolonged sweetness of stewed berries is satisfying enough to dismiss the imperfections, until the arrival of a bitter note from chewing on pills.
An elongated finish with quite a poised follow through of subtle smokiness and strawberry preserve, the cask influence provides a much desired thickness and creates a body that stands up to the spirit, offering a playful sweetness that’s quite delightful."