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Holyrood Distillery - Embra Single Malt Whisky



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Embra Whisky presents a triple-matured indulgence, skillfully combining the opulence of first-fill bourbon barrels, Islay quarter casks, and New American oak barrels. Inspired by the majestic allure of Edinburgh, Scotland's gateway capital, Embra epitomises the quintessence of peated whisky. Inviting seasoned connoisseurs and curious newcomers alike to partake in its splendor.

With a harmonious interplay of robust smoky notes and velvety textures, Embra beckons those eager to delve into the realm of peated whisky. Whether initiating someone into the world of peat or embarking on a quest for a new favorite dram. Embra ensures an unforgettable odyssey through its signature flavours.

Rooted in the vibrant soul of Edinburgh, Embra derives its name from the city's colloquial term. Evoking a sense of heritage and authenticity. Adorned with captivating 'lino-cut' graphics depicting iconic imagery of St Leonard, this single malt whisky captures the essence of its origin.

Nestled within Edinburgh's Southside, Holyrood Distillery's abode on St Leonard's Lane pays homage to the patron saint of barrel-makers. Making sure to infuse each release with a deep reverence for tradition and craftsmanship.

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

On the nose, delicate wisps of peat smoke intertwine with bright notes of citrus zest, harmonising with a subtle undertone of caramel sweetness.

The palate unveils layers of indulgence, from the comforting embrace of sweet biscuits and golden honey to the nutty richness of hazelnuts. Evolving gracefully, the taste journey transitions to the succulent essence of stone fruits, enlivened by a whisper of spice.

Embra leaves a lasting impression with a luxuriously long finish. Here, the essence of peated barley mingles with the wholesome allure of granola, concluding with a decadent flourish of creamy milk chocolate.

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