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  • Glenlivet 16 Year old Nadurra - Do not dilute

    By Uisgebetha on 30th Oct 20142014-10-30T08:03:00

    94

    Nàdurra loosely translates as “natural” according to the label, it’s apparently made using traditional methods and aged in first fill ex bourbon casks. Is that a contradiction in terms? Who cares if it… read more

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  • Glenlivet 15 Year old French Oak Finish - Beautifully conditioned

    By Uisgebetha on 30th Oct 20142014-10-30T08:02:00

    90

    This is an interesting dram, intense well melded flavours smoothly delivered. The nose is subtle, malt and demerara sugar provide one theme but there are also fruity hints of orange and raspberries… read more

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  • Highland Park 15 Year old - Unhappy

    By Uisgebetha on 30th Oct 20142014-10-30T08:01:00

    79

    Not a typical Highland Park aroma, bittersweet including malt, sherry, liquorish and treacle. The bittersweet warning signs on the nose are evident in the flavours too, a cloying sweetness combines with… read more

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  • Suntory Hibiki 12 Year old - Re-review

    By hunggar on 29th Oct 20142014-10-29T18:31:00

    89

    Nose: Delicate, fresh, and alive. Plums, grapes, herbs, grass, pine forest, oak, sandalwood. Inviting, and with very little graininess. Palate: Oaky and vibrant. Pine, ginger, mustard, cedar, honey. The… read more

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  • Glencadam 15 Year old - A good middle child...

    By hunggar on 29th Oct 20142014-10-29T17:49:00

    88

    When drinking with my friends, I tend to go on about this distillery. They aren’t particularly well known, but that’s part of the fun I suppose. I’ve tried several from their core range and so far there… read more

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  • Dalmore 15 Year old - Meh

    By percyhedgehog on 29th Oct 20142014-10-29T14:46:00

    80

    High hopes for one of my earliest purchases, and it was ok. Drawn to the unnaturally beautiful colour and nice packaging, my first few samples were candy, and caramel, and buttery. But that faded over a… read more

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  • Arran 10 Year old - Arran 10 Year Old

    By Volks on 29th Oct 20142014-10-29T04:15:00

    82

    Arran is a somewhat lesser known Island distillery, in the Firth of Clyde just west of Campbeltown. Their 10 year old is their entry level malt, craft presented Nose: creamy, floral honey and melon, … read more

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  • Bernheim Original - Subtelty

    By Matthieu on 29th Oct 20142014-10-29T01:08:00

    89

    Oops, forgot to review that one. I've had it for quite a while now. Drunk neat from a bottle that is down to a third of its volume and has first been opened well over a year ago. Nose: It's remarkably… read more

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  • Forty Creek Evolution - Liquid Fruitcake

    By JasonHambrey on 28th Oct 20142014-10-28T23:14:00

    95

    This whisky, Forty Creek Evolution, is the 8th limited release from John Hall, whisky maker at Forty Creek. John Hall was originally a wine maker, and made his own Cabernet Sauvignon at Kittling Ridge,… read more

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  • Canadian Club Chairman's Select 100% Rye - Richly Woody and Fruity

    By JasonHambrey on 28th Oct 20142014-10-28T22:53:00

    87

    This whisky, though it is Canadian Club, is not actually distilled at the Hiram Walker plant in Windsor (like the rest of the Canadian Club line) – it is actually distilled and bottled in Alberta, from… read more

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