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Disclaimer: I am not an whisky expert nor do I play one on TV. I have recently tried Bruichladdich Peat and loved it. I was hoping that this expression would fill a niche in the "unpeated" category for me as the Laddie 10 is one of the more affordable drams in my neck of the woods. I am also a big fan of Jim McEwan, he makes me want to drink whisky. Nose: citrus (lemon) brine, vanilla and yes the fumes of "Baby puke" Taste: A bit hot, peppery and lemon. The dram mellowed with the addition of 2 tsp of water in a 2 oz. pour. A bit of time helped the mellowing process. Finish: Medium long but a very offputting aftertaste developed. I would say this is linked to the "baby puke" nose but not entirely the same. In short I was quite disappointed in this whisky as I had read so many positive reviews. I was hoping that a dram that was unchill filtered, no e150 added and 46% ABV might be my "go to" unpeated whisky, especially at this price point. I will revisit this bottle in a few weeks to see if time and a "bit of air" in the bottle helps. Was going to serve this to guests tomorrow evening but will find something else instead.