Highland Park 18 years Dark Viking Pride was originally a travel retail exclusive whiskey. This whiskey is more powerful and richer flavor than regular Highland Park 18 years. This is due to the higher alcohol content in which the whiskey is bottled. Nose: sweet, fruity, raisins, cherries, chocolate and spices. Taste: herbs, honey, grapefruit, herbs and dark chocolate. Finish: chocolate, toffee and spice.