Whisky reviews (10541)

  • Bowmore 10 YO Tempest Batch VI - Nozinan Mini and Sample Series - 18

    By Nozinan on 30th May 20162016-05-30T04:26:00

    88

    I first came across Bowmore Tempest in December 2015, when batch 5 appeared in Ontario. I was overwhelmed by its flavour, aromas, and mouthfeel. Around that time it became clear the batch 6 was avai… read more

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  • Bowmore 10 YO Tempest Batch V - Citrus Blast!

    By Nozinan on 30th May 20162016-05-30T04:25:00

    89

    I first came across Bowmore Tempest in December 2015, when batch 5 appeared in Ontario. I was overwhelmed by its flavours, aromas, and mouthfeel. When batch 6 became available in Quebec I arranged a … read more

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  • Hellyers Road 9 Year Old Peated - Not Smoke but Soot

    By markjedi1 on 29th May 20162016-05-29T06:56:00

    83

    You see this more often than not: distilleries that start to experiment with peated barley. The Tasmanian Hellyers Road is no exception. They have both a Lightly Peated and this 9 Year Old Peated on the… read more

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  • Hellyers Road Pinot Noir Finish - Hyacinth

    By markjedi1 on 29th May 20162016-05-29T06:55:00

    80

    Australians like a good wine just as the next person, so why not a wine finished whisky? Hellyers Road has a single malt that was finished on port casks, but I was as yet unable to put my hands on that… read more

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  • Hellyers Road 12 Year Old - Nut Oil

    By markjedi1 on 29th May 20162016-05-29T06:55:00

    82

    Havenview, the village where the Tasmanian distillery was founded in 1997, offers – as the name suggests – a nice view of the harbour. This area was inaccessible until 1827, when cartographer Henry He… read more

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  • Hellyers Road 10 Year Old - Lightweight

    By markjedi1 on 29th May 20162016-05-29T06:54:00

    80

    The first cask of this Tasmanian distillery was put to sleep on 29th January 1999. That is why they were able to reveal their 10 Year Old a few years ago. It is, obviously, part of their core range. Just… read more

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  • Hellyers Road Original - Light and Docile

    By markjedi1 on 29th May 20162016-05-29T06:53:00

    75

    Hellyers Road is a distillery on the northern coast of Tasmania. So we are in Australia, on the other end of the world, where the climate is very different than that of Scotland. The distillery has only… read more

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  • Dailuaine 16 Year old - Distinct flavours in good balance

    By Pierre_W on 29th May 20162016-05-29T05:01:00

    84

    Dailuaine distillery was established in 1852 and by the end of the 19th century had become one of the largest distilleries in the Highlands. In 1889 it was the very first distillery to be fitted with a… read more

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  • Glenfarclas 15 Year old - Glenfarclas 15

    By FieldMarshal on 29th May 20162016-05-29T02:39:00

    99

    Nose; butterscotch pudding, marmalade waterfall, crisp, green hay on a rainy day. one of the best nose ever! Taste; pumpkin pie, cold medicine, cucumber spice. Finnish; mouth watering lingering with … read more

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  • Writer's Tears Cask Strength 2012 - Fruit Cocktail

    By Nozinan on 28th May 20162016-05-28T05:02:00

    86

    When Fine Drams was offering world-wide free shipping last July I went to their website and did some browsing. When I searched “Cask Strength” this one came up and, being very reasonably priced, I hit… read more

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