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Rosebank 17yo Hart Brothers 1990/2008

First Rosebank Rosebank 17yo Hart Brothers 1990/2008

Rosebank 17 Hart Brothers 1990/2008My first Rosebank!Nose: Sweet herbal notes, starfruit, unripe apple/pear, apple danish, slightly floral. Light toffee emerges with time. A little minerally.Taste: Tart…

@systemdownBy @systemdown7 years ago 0 083

Talisker 57º North

The way it was meant to be Talisker 57º North

57 North @ 2013-10-04A mini-note this time. My favourite whisky bar received a shipment of Talisker bottles recently to add to their burgeoning collection (some 200 or more whiskies) - I spied the 57…

@systemdownBy @systemdown8 years ago 0 289

Talisker Port Ruighe

Honey Marmalade Glazed Ham Talisker Port Ruighe

Port Ruighe @2013-10-04Another mini-review. My favourite whisky bar received a shipment of Talisker bottles recently to add to their burgeoning collection (some 200 or more whiskies) - I spied the 57…

@systemdownBy @systemdown8 years ago 0 388

Old Pulteney 12 Year Old

Requisite Pulteney Old Pulteney 12 Year Old

Old Pulteney 12 @Day 0, 2012-05-28A U.K. import, added as a "filler" in a special shipment from Whisky Online, May 2012. My first Pulteney! A steal at 19 GBP (about AU $30).Nose: Delicate. Sweet Fruity…

@systemdownBy @systemdown9 years ago 0 888

Talisker 10 Year Old

Bang For Your Buck Talisker 10 Year Old

Talisker 10 @Day 2, 2012-01-12This review is for a bottle from circa 2005, opened January 10th 2012. First Talisker experience (which shows how long of a whisky journey I have ahead of me). Don't ask why…

@systemdownBy @systemdown9 years ago 0 383

Karuizawa 8 years old

Still Young Karuizawa 8 years old

Karuizawa 8 @Day 0, 2012-04-16A 50ml bottle from a small lot of samples I received recently (April 2012). As with all samples from the seller, bottles are decanted in full so this is a "fresh" sample…

@systemdownBy @systemdown9 years ago 0 075

Nikka Miyagikyo 10 Year Old

The Other Nikka Malt Nikka Miyagikyo 10 Year Old

Miyagikyo 10 @Day 0, 2012-05-08Another 5cl sample bottle of Japanese whisky, this time a Miyagikyo (from Nikka) 10 year old at 45% ABV. To be honest, I know nothing about this one in terms of wood use…

@systemdownBy @systemdown9 years ago 0 581

Amrut 2008 batch #8

Mango ice-cream Amrut 2008 batch #8

Amrut 2008 batch #8 @Day 0, 2012-05-24A 3cl sample bottle from Whisky Online, my first Amrut.Nose: Amaretto, coconut cream, maple syrup, custard, vanilla bean, roasted cashews, fudge, meringue, cream…

@systemdownBy @systemdown9 years ago 0 079

Nikka Yoichi 10 Year Old

Japanese Silk Nikka Yoichi 10 Year Old

Yoichi 10 @Day 0This Yoichi 10 year old is from a 5cl sample bottle received with other Japanese single malts recently. I'm looking forward to this one as tasting notes I've seen mention a peaty nose and…

@systemdownBy @systemdown9 years ago 0 091

Compass Box The Spice Tree

Exotic Spice Compass Box The Spice Tree

Spice Tree @Day 0, 2012-04-02I was fortunate enough to try a dram of this whilst visiting Baranow's Lounge in Melbourne around Easter this year (2012). I won't go into details of the cask / maturation…

@systemdownBy @systemdown9 years ago 0 090