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Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Ho ho ho . . . Green Giant! Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Nose: Telltale Ardbeg smoked peat; old motor oil; vanilla bean; fresh thistle sap; road tar; fried green tomatoes; BBQ potato chips.Taste: A smoky affair: good quality Ardbeg smoked peat; burning Oregon…

@CunundrumBy @Cunundrum3 years ago 0 2590

Bowmore Legend

Not bad Bowmore Legend

I was pleasantly surprised with a bottle I picked up for camping with friends. Went back and the store was sold out. Went to another store grabbed a bottle and it wasn't as good. Batches vary evidently…

@CunundrumBy @Cunundrum4 years ago 0 287

Springbank 12 YO Cask Strength Batch 9

Overrated Springbank 12 YO Cask Strength Batch 9

Nose: Sour caramel; old library books; vintage car seat leather; slight sulfur.Palate: A touch of peat and smoke; caramel; mouse pelt; alcohol burn; musty curtains.Finish: Ends brilliantly with bright…

@CunundrumBy @Cunundrum4 years ago 0 386

Ardbeg 10 Year Old

25/03/2015 Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Bottle just opened, so it hasn't aired out or oxygenated much. Here are my initial impressions: It is very ashy indeed. On the nose, quite young with hints of mescal. Reminds me of PC5, but not in as…

@CunundrumBy @Cunundrum4 years ago 1 3583

Ardbeg Uigeadail

L11 028 08.51 Ardbeg Uigeadail

I drank my glass with a few drops of water. Actually, I use a dropper to get the attenuation just right. In my case, I prefer to add just enough drops to keep a bit of the sting on my tongue but not so…

@CunundrumBy @Cunundrum4 years ago 1 1695

Longrow 18 Year 2011

Watery and weak Longrow 18 Year 2011

Nose: Weak, Tarry ropes, heather, tundra flowers, curdled milk, caramel.Mouth: Very balanced attack that yields to camphor, bees wax, butterscotch, mild peat, no smoke, Silver Needle white tea, treacle…

@CunundrumBy @Cunundrum4 years ago 0 186

Kilchoman Machir Bay 2012

Garm Bays Loudly Kilchoman Machir Bay 2012

Not, not Gorm. Garm! As in the Norse god dog aka "Hound of Hel." Yes, this peaty surprise has got me rolling my eyes in pleasure.It's not all that sophisticated but it's satisfying. Reminds me a little…

@CunundrumBy @Cunundrum4 years ago 1 088

Highland Park 18 Year Old

Price and Quality Comparisons Highland Park 18 Year Old

Scent: Bit-o-honey, light smoke, caramel, dried cut grass, Asian pear, cumin, buttered toast. In the mouth, this whisky reveals more sweetness that borders on cloying. Over some fruit, the smoke rises…

@CunundrumBy @Cunundrum4 years ago 1 084

Longmorn 15 Year Old

Rose or Whisky Colored Glasses? Longmorn 15 Year Old

This whisky is overrated in my opinion. You don't see many reviews of it any longer, but I was fairly unimpressed by it; then again, I'm not a huge Speyside drinker. Nose: Floral and fruity overtones mix…

@CunundrumBy @Cunundrum4 years ago 0 188