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A very rich and oily whisky, the honey, vanilla and coffee notes are immediately evident on the first nosing. After letting it sit for a few minutes, another sniff revealed hints of butter and caramel, with a slight wine/port scent in the background. The first sip was like taking a spoonful of fresh honey. Very sweet and fragrant, the vanilla and honey flavors were the most evident, and some taste of buttered popcorn and buttery pound cake. There is a distinct mouthfeel, with the oils remaining on the tongue after sipping. The aftertaste gives you a bit of lavender, licorice and cotton candy. No smoke whatsoever was evident in this one. I was impressed with the depth of flavors, and there was not a significant alcohol burn with this whisky. To me, this is a unique whisky, and one that would be appropriate to have with dessert, a cappuccino, or to accompany some sweet chocolate. It would also be good on a cold winter night with a hot cup of Earl Grey tea. Personally, I'm not a fan of these sherry/honey bomb ones, but it certainly has its place. For the style of whisky this represents, it's excellent.