Sampled in a Glencairn with a teaspoon of spring water.
Legs: Long and shapely, like a Moulin Rouge dancer.
Nose: A strong sherry aroma with big hints of fruit, certainly sultana and maybe cooking a… read more
Nose: Chocolate covered nuts, vanilla, brine, salted nuts, blackberries, sea breeze, seaweed. Water brings out some citrus. Seems older than 18.
Taste: The nuttiness continues with Nutter Butters, s… read more
I really, really didn't like the original 12 year. I thought the idea of a tamer Islay malt a nice change of pace, but the way it was presented, I though it came off weak and boring. How is the updated… read more
So, this being an old Islay whisky, anything is possible. They can be massively intense, or too old and feeble. You take your chances on disappointment. This dram, however, is still very much a potent… read more
Everything about this dram was 'bi-polar' or mixed up. It appeared to be all over the spectrum in what it offered the nose, palate and finish. I bought the bottle July 16, 2011 upon the recommendation… read more
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