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The nose is gentle, full of fruit, particularly pears and raisins, and gentle peat smoke, with a touch of honey. Really quite subtle, but worth pondering over for several sniffs.
The taste is light and spicy, followed by a spritely spirit burst that warms the mouth as the taste evolves, adding a honey sweetness and dried fruits.
The finish is surprisingly long and warm, full of honey and dried fruits, with a long drawn out, but gentle, peat smoke wisping through in the background. Unlike a lot of other malts though, after the finish ends (which take several minutes), my palate feels completely blank, even refreshed - like I could move on to any other malt.
I must admit to being a little surprised that this has been reviewed so negatively by a number of members. It's not in my top 10, but it is a genuinely refreshing and interesting malt.
Maybe I just got a good bottle...