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  • Glen Grant 16 year old - Much better then expected

    By Marek on 26th Apr 20152015-04-26T21:08:00

    86

    Nose: extremely nutty, quite unusual. Then hay, almonds and floral notes. Pleasant. Palate: Light and fresh. Caramel, vanilla, pear juice. Finish: medium, little bit peppery, nutty again. Satysfying. I… read more

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  • Ardbeg Uigeadail - Two Cents Worth

    By Volks on 26th Apr 20152015-04-26T06:39:00

    91

    My review of Uigeadail. I can't tell you what lot number this is, but i tasted this, December 2013. Nose: plenty of typical Ardbeg, smoke peat, road tar, coal fires, brine and a healthy dollop of salt… read more

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  • Aberlour A'bunadh - Batch 46

    By Volks on 26th Apr 20152015-04-26T06:31:00

    86

    For many years this has been the best bang for buck whisky money could buy. In fact, for about 5 years it was my next whisky to buy. Finally i did. Nose: boiled sweets, burnt sugar, light toffee, loads… read more

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  • GlenDronach 1991 Single Cask #1346 - Classic PX

    By Volks on 26th Apr 20152015-04-26T06:20:00

    89

    Matured from a PX puncheon and matured for 22 years. Nose: there is a soft PX layer initially, underneath it there’s figs, coffee and hazelnut liqueur, sweet tobacco, hints of tea, and a metallic note… read more

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  • GlenDronach 1995 Single Cask # 1487 - 18 Year Old Pedro Ximinez

    By Volks on 26th Apr 20152015-04-26T06:11:00

    88

    Single cask Glendronach's can be truly sensational this is from a Puncheon cask of PX. Nose: remarkably savoury, cardamom, cloves, mustard and mushrooms, also rum notes, demerara sugar and molasses … read more

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  • GlenDronach Granduer 24 Year Old Sherry Cask - Not Quite so Grand

    By Volks on 26th Apr 20152015-04-26T06:11:00

    84

    This is the elite statesman, the aristocrat of the Glendronach, i have had the pleasure of tasting one previous Granduer and was thoroughly ... whelmed. Nose: very dense nose, with old sherry notes, … read more

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  • GlenDronach Cask Strength Batch 3 - Cask Strength Delight

    By Volks on 26th Apr 20152015-04-26T06:10:00

    90

    No age statement whiskies are rare from Glendronach, this one is well matured in a combination of Olorosso and Pedro Ximinez casks Nose: candied, sugar jubes, vanilla, ginger, very honeyed, with some… read more

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  • Canadian Club Classic 12 Year old - Smooth and light- maybe too light

    By Demoncase on 25th Apr 20152015-04-25T23:52:00

    70

    Appearance: Darker than my usual choice of Bourbons- a dark Baltic amber hue. Nose: Very, very light nose- all vanilla and cocoa. Some of that slight earthy-yet-acidic feeling of a lightly brewed fresh… read more

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  • Glenlivet 16 Year old Nadurra - Fruitbasket

    By Alexsweden on 25th Apr 20152015-04-25T17:11:00

    86

    I have a faiblesse for cask strength whisky. I have had other Glenlivets and found them nice but perhaps lacking Power. The Nàdurra CS does not lack Power nor taste. Nose First whiff I'm being met by… read more

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  • Jameson - Jameson's Whisky

    By Volks on 25th Apr 20152015-04-25T10:14:00

    70

    This, along with Johnny Walker Red Label is one of the worlds most well known whiskies. It is a very standard, young whisky which is my first Irish experience. Nose: Smooth, wood citrus, barley malt,… read more

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