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George T Stagg bottled 2010

Musky Goodness George T Stagg bottled 2010

One of my first real endeavors with Bourbon, and a good one at that. I couldn't believe the alcohol content on this bugger at a whopping 143 proof, but it went down surprisingly smooth.Nose: Corn, nuts…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 081

Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

Great Value Lowlander Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

A fine little value whisky here.Nose: Pears, marzipan, with a nice hint of dew and grass. Very clean. After 10 to 15 minutes in the glass, some richness and warmth starts to come through, like caramel…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 281

Old Pulteney 17 Year Old

Makes Me Grin Old Pulteney 17 Year Old

So, I seem to be having the good fortune of bartenders making mistakes that go in my favor lately, and this was another. I ordered the Old Pulteney 12, and he accidentally poured me the 17. Sweet.Nose…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 289

Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old bottled 1980s

Fire, Meet Banana Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old bottled 1980s

I decided to pick this bottle up as an easy, at-home dram on a total impulse. Pretty pleased with this!Nose: This nose is soft, and good. Vanilla, cream, heather, with some frutiness... like banana and…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 784

Auchentoshan 10 Year Old

Easy Drink Auchentoshan 10 Year Old

Not having high expectations when ordering this dram, I thought I would give it a try anyways. Would I drink it again? Sure. Would I pay for it? Probably not. Nose: Had to hunt a little for it, because…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 576

Macallan 18 Year Old Sherry Oak

A Delightful Sherry Macallan 18 Year Old Sherry Oak

So there's an interesting story behind this. At a local pub with a great Whisky selection, I asked the bartender for a Highland Park 18 (which I later got, and will review shortly). When I got the dram…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 291

Highland Park 18 Year Old

HP 12's Assertive Big Brother Highland Park 18 Year Old

If you read my previous review of the Macallan 18, you know that the Macallan ended up in my hand on accident... and what a beautiful accident it was! However, THIS is really what I came to order. Tre…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 492

Aberlour 16 Year Old Double Cask

A'Bunadh? Not Quite. Aberlour 16 Year Old Double Cask

After being spoiled by the A'Bunadh last week, I tried the 16. And although a very solid dram, it kind of feels like going from galloping on a horse to a nice trot. Still very fun, still highly enjoyable…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 585

Glenrothes Select Reserve

Hint of Raisins Glenrothes Select Reserve

Nose: Sweet, a warm and floral nose. I get rose, honeysuckle, some raisins... pretty lovely. A hint of nuttiness there as well.Palate: Oh, this is kinda different. I like it! It always excites me when…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 876

Aberlour A'bunadh

She's a Beauty, that A'bunadh Aberlour A'bunadh

This bugger was batch 40. Judging by the reviews on this site, it looks like I need to seek out some different batches and experience the lot of 'em!60%. Are you kidding me? Taking a seat at one of my…

@UisgeJonBy @UisgeJon9 years ago 0 795