7.5 (6)
Brand
Highland Park
Expression
Harald
Whisky type
Single Malt
Range
The Warrior Series
Distillery
Highland Park Distillery
Origin
Island, Scotland
Year launched/bottled
2013
Source
Maxxium
In collection
55×

Review by Highland Park

Colour

Dark golden, clear and bright.

Nose

Vanilla, ginger root, peat smoke, dried strawberries and sandalwood.

Palate

Victoria sponge, grated nutmeg with a hint of lavender.

Finish

Complex and spicy with hints of peel.

Note

Considered, intelligent and undoubtedly regal, this whisky shows not only an inner balance but also an assertive oaky side, combining a generous proportion of both American and highly prized European oak casks.

Celebrated through this release, King Harald was famed for his army, which was revered across the world at that time. The most feared of his troops were known as ‘berserkers’. Described as intrepid heroes, they carried bloody shields used for hacking through their enemies. Such was the importance of the shield in growing King Harald’s global influence that it adorns the packaging.

Harald requires a certain dedication and loyalty, rewarding followers with a full bodied palate of sumptuous sweetness, spice and focused oak.

Source: Maxxium