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Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Old notes Ardbeg 10 Year Old

Found notes on the Old Ardbeg 10, last drams, tucked in a drawer.Nose: Licorice, and oily, tarry Sherry sweets. Freshly varnished fence posts. Stewed apples and lemon peel. Sea salt. So much goin on,…

@scribeBy @scribe5 years ago 0 433

Bruichladdich The Organic Multi Vintage

Naturally potent Bruichladdich The Organic Multi Vintage

Notes from a phone...On opening, citrus, vanilla, ButtercupThen later, vanilla ice cream, creme brulee, sunflower seeds, faint whiffs of engine oilBody: vegetable matter, white pepper and button mushr…

@scribeBy @scribe7 years ago 0 083

Penderyn Madeira Finish

Pinky Peppery Penderyn Penderyn Madeira Finish

I had a taste of Penderyn way back when it first came out, but didn't take notes and didn't really follow it up - until now. I've had this bottle of Madeira finish in the cupboard for almost a year, so…

@scribeBy @scribe8 years ago 0 073

Ardbeg Rollercoaster

Chutzpah + Subtlety = Ardbeg Ardbeg Rollercoaster

Ardbeg Rollercoaster 57.3%Colour: StrawLegs: AdmirableThe nose. Peat. Obviously. That lovely peat that's made from licquoricey toffee apples, with a sickly sweet twist that might slightly cloying to some…

@scribeBy @scribe8 years ago 0 380

Bunnahabhain Darach Ur Batch 1

A curious experiment Bunnahabhain Darach Ur Batch 1

"Darach Ur", means new oak. This bottling from Bunnahabhain is aged in fresh - unused - American oak casks. I picked up a litre bottle from Duty Free, which was its original outlet point only.Nose: The…

@scribeBy @scribe8 years ago 0 162

Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

Fresh meadows, warm vineyards Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

It's been a while since I've reviewed anything on Connosr, so thought I'd start with something less taxing than the Rollercoaster... This evening I'm sipping on this little number. It's not my usual dram…

@scribeBy @scribe9 years ago 0 065

SMWS 93.38 - Stirs the atavistic soul

Dusty Curiosities SMWS 93.38 - Stirs the atavistic soul

Reading my notes back for this whisky, I'm convinced its one of those bottles that a) you would never expect, b) would probably never choose to taste based on your own notes, and c) you're so glad exists…

@scribeBy @scribe9 years ago 0 180

SMWS G1.7 - Flamed Christmas Pudding

Go with the grain... SMWS G1.7 - Flamed Christmas Pudding

"A grain whisky?", I hear you cry. "I thought this was a malt society?" Hang on though. This is no normal grain whisky. Some time back around the birth of the interwebs (Christmas 1990), the spirit for…

@scribeBy @scribe9 years ago 0 490

Longmorn 25 Year Old

A whisky with experience Longmorn 25 Year Old

A long morn is often what I've ended up with after opening a bottle of whisky - either in the good sense of going to bed as the sun comes up, or in the less fair sense of wishing I could go back to bed…

@scribeBy @scribe10 years ago 0 995