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Bowmore 18 Year Old

Fruit Blast Islay Bowmore 18 Year Old

Nose- Very typical Bowmore nose but with softer peat than other Bowmores. There's a creamy, vanilla-like scent to it, almost like a corn whisky. Behind that there are subtle fruit notes. It's a refined…

@michaelschoutBy @michaelschout8 years ago 0 086

Glen Grant 5 Year Old

Perfect Summer Malt Glen Grant 5 Year Old

Vacationing in Italy I saw this bottle everywhere, and I mean everywhere. They had it at supermarkets, liquor stores, little confectionaries, everywhere; so I decided to try it seeing as I've never had…

@michaelschoutBy @michaelschout9 years ago 0 080

Alberta Premium 30 Year Old

Sweet and Spicy Magic Alberta Premium 30 Year Old

After nearly a month of anxious waiting and checking the LCBO website everyday, I finally have a bottle of Alberta Premium 30 year old. In typical Alberta Premium style the bottle is far from presumpt…

@michaelschoutBy @michaelschout9 years ago 0 1093

Johnnie Walker Swing

Floridian Orange Blossoms Johnnie Walker Swing

This whisky comes in a cool bottle that is curved at the base so it has the ability to rock back and forth without tipping over. The name Swing is derived from this. I have never actually seen this…

@michaelschoutBy @michaelschout10 years ago 0 485

Royal Salute 21 Year Old

Salute To Greatness Royal Salute 21 Year Old

The Royal Salute is a blended Scotch that is produced by the Chivas Brothers at the Strathisla distillery. The 21 year old comes in a blue porcelain flagon that would look excellent in the most esteemed…

@michaelschoutBy @michaelschout10 years ago 0 190

Nikka Yoichi 10 Year Old

Please grow up a little! Nikka Yoichi 10 Year Old

I've had this bottle for nearly six months now and I'm finally opening it. I was really shocked that it was a screw-off cap instead of a quark. Nose: It's a very sweet nose from the start. There's a…

@michaelschoutBy @michaelschout10 years ago 0 370

Glenfarclas 12 Year Old

Speyside Candy Shop Glenfarclas 12 Year Old

Nose: The initial sniff has a salty tinge to it, almost like brine. This brine then evolves into dried fruit like raisins and possibly dried prunes. While all this is going on there is a smooth sweet…

@michaelschoutBy @michaelschout10 years ago 0 087

Laphroaig Quarter Cask

An Excellent Evening Warmer Laphroaig Quarter Cask

I'm going to start this review off by saying that I've never been one to find all these extreme and exuberant tastes/scents in the whiskies that I drink, so I'm not going to pretend about that. I just…

@michaelschoutBy @michaelschout10 years ago 0 290