Nose: soft, lemony, grassy/floral. Very lowland in style, though not as sweet as Glenkinchie. Opens up with the addition of an ice cube.
Taste: sweet, crisp attack on the palate. Quickly becomees … read more
Hazelburn CV - Unnatural and disappointing
Hazelburn is the triple distilled spirit from Springbank distillery. Hazelburn CV is a vatting of different ages (6 to 10 years old), the majority being from bourbon casks.
Hazelburn CV (46%, OB 2011… read more
Colour is very light, but somewhat bright yellow. Nose is all alcohol. First flavour is a touch of spicy but becomes quite rough and mineral-y at the back of the throat.
Besides the Hazelburn 8 Year Old Small Casks for Belgium I also tried this official release of the Hazelburn 12 Year Old. It was not a fair battle. This four hear older whisky is more robust, fuller and… read more
Today – despite the heat, but I’m well protected in my subbasement study – I’ll try to Campbeltowners head to head. Both are from the Springbank distillery: the 8 Year Old Small Casks for Belgium against… read more
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