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Old Pulteney 17 Year Old

Shapeshifting Seasider Old Pulteney 17 Year Old

I sampled the 21 year old OB and an independent 12 year old bottling last year, both of which I liked very much in their own way, so decided to fork out for this OP17 that I found recently for a good…

@JulesBy @Jules6 years ago 0 084

Ardbeg Corryvreckan

Like the loud jock in the classroom Ardbeg Corryvreckan

Nose is full of peat - notes of tar (which I always get from Ardbegs, though it is less pronounced here than the 10yo for example), grapefruit & seaweedSalt & sour attack of fruitiness on the palate,…

@JulesBy @Jules6 years ago 0 284

Balvenie 15 Year Old

Shouldn't have been a SB release... Balvenie 15 Year Old

This was distilled Sept 1997 and bottled Feb 2013 - Cask #10363.Nose: Subtle and slightly floral. Caramel & orchard fruit with the slightest hint of woodsmoke lingering in the backgroundPalate: First up…

@JulesBy @Jules6 years ago 0 182

Springbank 15 Year Old

Old style sherry-peat Springbank 15 Year Old

Nose: Mild peat & Sherry - along with unique notes such as Hazelnut, Alka-Seltzer & something along the lines of struck matches. Slightly waxy and quite mineral with a faint coastal whiff...Mouth: Along…

@JulesBy @Jules6 years ago 0 182

Talisker 25 y.o (2006 Bot.)

Gentle giant of Skye Talisker 25 y.o (2006 Bot.)

This is one of the older bottlings of the 25 year old, back when they were still cask strength...Nose: Fruitier than I expected - quince, plum and some apricot, sitting atop notes of bourbon vanilla and…

@JulesBy @Jules6 years ago 0 092

Tomatin 18 Year Old

Speyside's best kept secret Tomatin 18 Year Old

Tomatin (To-MA-tin, to ryhme with 'satin) let's their Scotch do the talking, ie. no or little budget for marketing/hype, just good craftsmanship.First impressions: Interesting bottle design - don't think…

@JulesBy @Jules6 years ago 0 486