Knockando 1993 12 Year old - Some Like It Hot – well, mildly hot
If this was a movie, it would be a Friday night romantic comedy. Easy to watch, well romantic comedies are not easy for everybody but you know what I mean. Easy comedy. This doesn't mean that the taste… read more
Knockando 1997 12 Year Old - Oaky and Earthy
A pleasant dram. Not a favourite, but would not say no to it. A good companion for the end of a stressful day. Nose: Strong kick of alcohol on the first sip, almost medicinal. Calms very quickly and… read more
Knockando 25 Year old - Sherried elegancy
Knockando is a big seller in France and Spain but it’s not too popular in the rest of Europe. This Knockando 25 years, the oldest official release at that point, was part of Diageo’s 2011 Special releases… read more
Knockando 25 Year Old - A Pencil Sketch
Nose: Upon viewing the deep sherried colour of this dram, one can be forgiven for thinking this is going to be a straight down the line sherry fest, however it's far from it. Caramel courgettes, salted… read more
Knockando 1995 12 Year old - Knockando
Nose: Honey, marzipan, freshly mown grass Taste: Sugar puffs, honey, lemon, pear drops, white grape skin Finish: Bitter lemon, fairly short
Knockando 1995 12 Year old - Uniquely savoury
The nose is filled with old leather and tobacco, with hints of malt, wood and salt. It smells like someone dipped a well-loved pipe-smokers tobacco pouch into a dry savoury whisky. The taste is smooth,… read more
Knockando 1995 12 Year old - Not one of my favourites
Very light in colour, but with a very sharp and overpowering taste. Consequently I wasn't really able to enjoy it. Hints of oak and vanilla were pleasant enough, but I won't be buying it again.
Knockando 1995 12 Year old - Whatever Knockando...
...several other distilleries can do better. A little bit sharp, a little bit sweet, but nothing special, but that's probably because I favour a dark peaty beast of a whisky, which this isn't.