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Pouring straw to light gold, ridiculous thin, widely spaced tears with powerful formation. Nose up front is much too boozy near flammable. Needs to seriously decant for 10-15 minutes. Volatiles settle down and express rich honey, chamomile, bacon, richer Ardbeg type smolder, sea salt, and loads of fresh floral complexities. Really amazing. Taste up front is a tad hot from the 60+% abv but actually still drinkable without any cut. Honey, herbal tea, grassy meadow medley, salted bacon all meld together. Super rich and statisfying. The $150 price tag makes it less accessible than top Ardbegs it seems, but there is some elusive complexity in this Scotch that I don't find in some of my favorite Ardbegs. It really is a journey to explore this one. Can't wait to see how this matures over time.