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Not something I would normally buy, but I received a bottle as a gift and so I thought I'd might as well analyze it a bit.
On the nose there is a good deal of honey, a surprising amount now that I consider it. Also slight apple, of the tart variety, and a hint of smoky peat.
On the palate the honey translates well with a smooth, supple delivery. Then the peat creeps in around the back and sides of the tongue. Not much fruit to speak of. The slight bitterness is well controlled and balanced by the sweeter aspects of the spirit.
The finish is uneventful but pleasant enough with a bit of sweetness and also some drying oak. On the whole this is an enjoyable, easy-drinking blend that I would consider buying at the right price, though certainly not at the LCBO's full retail.