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.
I POUR IT, I SCORE IT, I STORE IT
Laphroaig Select

Laphroaig Select, 40% abv

Soft peat, light fruit, spices in a briny sauce on the nose. Medicinal, soft cedar notes then saltiness on the palate. Gentle medium finish.

80
Auchentoshan 12 years old

Auchentoshan 12 years old, 40% abv

Cinnamon, apples fruit and vanilla followed by sweet grasses on the nose.. Dry, soft grassy caramel on the palate. Wee edgy medium finish.

72
anCnoc Rascan

anCnoc Rascan, 46% abv

Light peat presence, then smoky cereal by the seaside. Almost crusty peat laden with fruit and more cereal on the palate. Mild tang on the finish.

80
Old Pulteney 12 years old

Old Pulteney 12 years old, 40% abv

Mild dry straw with berries and dry marmalade aromas on the nose. Sweet,, simple dry fruit on the palate. Short finish. A good honest dram.

73

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