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Heartwood 'Convict Unchained'

Well Behaved Convict. Heartwood 'Convict Unchained'

This review is of bottle 86/124 of the Heartwood ‘Convict Unchained’ batch 1. For the full spiel on the Australian independent bottler, see my earlier review of another Heartwood product; ‘Release the…

@ChooksterBy @Chookster7 years ago 0 092

Heartwood 'Release the Beast'

By the Horns. Heartwood 'Release the Beast'

This review is of bottle 126/259 of the Heartwood ‘Release the Beast’ batch 1. Heartwood is an independent bottler of Tasmanian whisky, with over 10,000 litres of the good stuff attempting to hit its…

@ChooksterBy @Chookster8 years ago 0 889

Highland Park 12 Year Old

Where it all began. Highland Park 12 Year Old

Seems an appropriate time to back-track to where the malt addiction started.To smell; that trademark Highland Park sweet heather honey, nestled behind is a gorgeous light smoke. Water adds some grassy…

@ChooksterBy @Chookster8 years ago 0 280

Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 5

Batch 5 Balvenie Tun 1401 Batch 5

To smell; Deep, dark, thick and dried fruits; Musty Cherry, plum, fig. Thick and syrupy nose. Feels like you’re in the warehouse with the maturing whisky.Evolves at its own pace; cinnamon, nutmeg, cho…

@ChooksterBy @Chookster8 years ago 0 794

Ardbeg Uigeadail

Ignore the nonsense written below. Ardbeg Uigeadail

To smell; a medicinal smoke to start; bursts of antiseptic, lashings of band-aids, sprinkle on a little pepper. Mixing in with the smoke rather than distinguishing itself is salted cashews(these tend to…

@ChooksterBy @Chookster8 years ago 0 689