Newbie trying to find his way in the wide-world of whisk(e)y. I expect a lot of field research will be required.
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My whisky reviews (5)
Glenmorangie Nectar D'or - Mmm, Mmm, Good!
Oh boy, this is some good stuff. Refreshing on the nose with florals, citrus, and honey. The palette follows through on the nose with honey and an enveloping spice. Finish is long and complex... excellent… read more
Tomintoul 10 Year old - The Gentile Dram
Well, the marketing team has certainly done a good job. This is truly a "gentile dram". I find it quite enjoyable when I want a drink without all the attention required by an expensive, complex bottle… read more
Glenlivet 15 Year old French Oak Finish - Middle of the road
A good dram for introduction to scotch, but not too interesting. More complex and enjoyable than the 12 yo however there are many other, better options for your money. The nose is fruity, sweet, and … read more
Aberlour A'bunadh - Batch No. 23 Kick!
I believe the term is sherry monster. Very complex on the nose, both before and after water. This malt really packs a punch with strong alcohol and dry sherry. I personally struggle with taming the … read more
Glenfarclas '105' - Glenfarclas 105: Cask Strength Finesse
Cask strength punch with the expected smoothness and balance of Glenfarclas. I find this dram much easier to tame down the alcohol with some water compared to Aberlour a'bunadh. Toning down the alcohol… read more