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
Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask

Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask, 40% abv

Vegetal then fruit with wee smoke and caramel on the nose. Mild, tangy fruit then soft finish.

79
The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old

The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old, 43% abv

Light, floral, soft fruit apple rum varnish on the nose. Oranges, raisins and citrus floral bouquet on the palate.

83
Ardbeg Galileo

Ardbeg Galileo, 49% abv

Peated oranges, smoke and cocoa on the nose. Tangy fruit, soft white pepper, mild chili peat and smoke on the palate.

87
Auchentoshan Virgin Oak

Auchentoshan Virgin Oak, 46% abv

Sweet malty buzz, soft fruit and spicy honey on the nose. Salty, spices, fruit, cinnamon and honey on the palate. Tangy buzz finish.

81

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