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Glenlivet 12 Year Old

Fruity and Summery Glenlivet 12 Year Old

Nose: light and fresh, and really reminds me of apple crumble with a fresh citrus-y apple-y tang combining with oaty, malty goodness. There's also pear, a little honey, maybe aniseed and some delicate…

@GlassBottleBy @GlassBottle10 years ago 0 075

Macallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak

12 great years of sherry Macallan 12 Year Old Sherry Oak

Nose: strong vanilla and a whole heap of classic sherry cask notes like almonds, a little cherry, chocolatey sweetness and oranges. A very gentle saltiness and something like toasted hazelnuts. This dram…

@GlassBottleBy @GlassBottle10 years ago 0 083

Ardbeg 10 Year Old

to peat and beyond Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Nose: Obviously peaty and underpinned with bonfire smoke. A depth of oil and tar with a raw grassy/hay tinge. Above this floats a nuttiness and scents of dried fruit and candied peel, maybe marmalade and…

@GlassBottleBy @GlassBottle10 years ago 0 088

Bowmore 10 Year Old Tempest

Batch no.2 Bowmore 10 Year Old Tempest

Nose: a minor, but negligible alcoholic burn, but not worth worrying about. Peat and wispy layer of smoke alongside cherries, dark red fruits and a little fudge.Palate: smokey and well spiced. A little…

@GlassBottleBy @GlassBottle10 years ago 0 084

Johnnie Walk Double Black

Rough and bland Johnnie Walk Double Black

Nose: a fairly pungent alcoholic sting, this is a weird whisky: it creates a lot of impressions but no real flavours. It is smokey, there's peat, oil and brine but these are really fairly broad charac…

@GlassBottleBy @GlassBottle11 years ago 0 357

Penderyn Madeira Finish

sweet enough? Penderyn Madeira Finish

Nose: vinous and little sweet/candied. An odd smell that really reminded me of vanilla sponge cake, there's also a subtle raisin note and few other little fruity accentsPalate: sticky golden syrup and…

@GlassBottleBy @GlassBottle11 years ago 0 059

Auchentoshan Three Wood

it's a magic number Auchentoshan Three Wood

Nose: sweet butterscotch and all sorts of warm, comforting aromas - fruity, slightly floral, hazelnuts.Palate: still sweet and well-sherried. More hazelnuts and vanilla, citrus and cinnamon spice start…

@GlassBottleBy @GlassBottle11 years ago 0 187

Oban 14 Year Old

Western Highland Classic Malt Oban 14 Year Old

Nose: full of orchard fruits like pears and oranges, there's a lovely sea-salt smell and well-balanced level of peaty smoke. More subtle notes of marzipan and a curious scent that reminded me of brown…

@GlassBottleBy @GlassBottle11 years ago 0 087

Aberlour 10 Year Old

Simple but effective Aberlour 10 Year Old

Nose: light and floral with delicate notes of nuts and apples, this is classic speyside whisky. Very slightly oily, but generally a charming bouquet.Palate: Fresh and delicate; there are notes of melon…

@GlassBottleBy @GlassBottle11 years ago 0 075