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I'm very new to trying to be attentive to the character of my drink, so I'm not going to try to be more creative than honest. :)
First I should note that I'm drinking from a wine glass, not a decanter or snifter. Second, I added Smart Water, which is vapor distilled, but also has some minerals added. I added only about 3/4 tsp to about 2 oz whisky.
I found my best placement for nosing to be about 3 - 4 inches from the rim. I detected a distinct scent of honey, and little or no burn.
To taste, it is very mellow. It fills the mouth in a with a gentle syrupy texture. There is honey flavor. The full flavor doesn't appear until after it's all the way down, at which point it is dry and leaves a tobacco flavor.
Most qualities and ratings are relative, so I may feel differently about my rating after I've tried a few more specimens.