My usual preference is to reach for a high powered Islay. Big smoke and peat and cask strength is my preference. I have wondered back to the more “refined” whiskies from the lowlands, speyside and the highlands. I am still learning to appreciate and really “taste” the subtleties and flavors from other regions. It is a work in progress but I think I am getting there.
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Dallas Dhu Old Malt Cask 28 Year Old - Old Malt Cask 28 Year Old Dallas Dhu
Nose – Apples, lemon, definite alcohol singe, cinnamon, cherry pie Palate - Surprisingly sweet, oak, spices, full bodied, malty, very different than the nose – loses a lot of the fruit, hides the al… read more
Highland Park Signatory Cask Strength Collection 1986 22 Year Old - Signatory Cask Strength Collection 1986 22 Year Old
Color: Chardonnay Nose: Green Apples, little saltiness, malt Palate: Strong maltiness, very clean and refined (epitome of Highland Park). Hints of smoke and peat in the background. Honey. Full fl… read more
Chichibu Single Malt - Single Malt Newborn Heavily Peated - 4 months old
Color – Amber orange Nose: Peat with a capital P! You definitely get huge wafts of sweet peat when you first nose it and it hides the high alcohol content well. After awhile it opens up with a little… read more
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