Another wide ranging and sometimes difficult to pin down category of aromas here. We are not really talking about the heavy tannins from long in the wood whiskies here, more the aromas associated with resinous, aromatic fresh sawn oak. There’s plenty in between too from cedar boxes to that alcohol soaked wood you get from old dunnage warehouses.
Rice pudding, burnt toast, coffee grounds, fennel, aniseed, liquorice
Custard, crème caramel, meringues, sponge, madeira cake, toffee
Musty, bung cloth, cardboard, cellars, pencils, cork, ink, metallic, camphor
Resinous, cigar boxes, sandalwood, ginger, pepper, allspice, nutmeg