Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Guidelines

NO THANKS  0-49Will not drink.
DESPERATION  50-59Will drink in desperation if there is nothing else to drink.
OKAY  60-69Will drink again; it's an okay tipple.
GOOD  70-79Will enjoy drinking again; at the high end they are very good.
GREAT  80-89Will drink with great pleasure.
WOW  90-99Will savour every drop.
North of 7 Cask Strength, 6 Years Old

North of 7 Cask Strength, 6 Years Old, 60.5% abv

Rich dry almonds, sweet oak, leather, malty caramel and cherries on the nose. Intense rich mouthfeel. Sweet nuttiness, lovely light corn notes, peppery then sweet light oak on the palate. Soft tangy red fruit on a medium finish.

The Ileach

The Ileach, 58% abv

Gentle, sweet oak aromas, mild smoke, light tar and vanilla on the nose. Silky, smoky mouthfeel. Coastal notes, gentle peat and smoke on the palate. Soft, light smoke and dry peat on a medium finish.

Compass Box Great King Street Glasgow Blend, KWM Cask

Compass Box Great King Street Glasgow Blend, KWM Cask, 49% abv

Mild sherry, peat, vanilla and soft cereal aromas on the palate. Thick, oily smoky mouthfeel. Coastal notes then sherry with a Glaswegian robustness on the palate. Well balanced. Medium long fulsome finish.

Kornog Oloroso Sherry Cask

Kornog Oloroso Sherry Cask, 46% abv

Sherry aromas, sweet peat, pears and a warm seaside breeze on the nose. Round, sweet earthy mouthfeel. Light soft, mild smoke, gentle peat with a wee nuttiness. Soft, pleasant, a bit thin medium finish.


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