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.
Writers Tears Pot Still Irish Whiskey

Writers Tears Pot Still Irish Whiskey, 40% abv

Soft dry flowers, vanilla,, oak, straw and caramel on the nose. Sweet edgy mouthfeel. Spoonful of honey in a warehouse, spices, floral notes, cereal and caramel on the palate. Dry floral medium finish.

Kilchoman Summer Release 2010

Kilchoman Summer Release 2010, 46% abv

Light citrus peat, lemons, honey, mild floral aromas and maritime breeze on the nose. Soft citrusy peat mouthfeel. Delicate, light, floral peat, lemons, lime and sweet ashes on the palate. Soft tangy medium finish.

Tomintoul 1985, 30 Years Old

Tomintoul 1985, 30 Years Old, 50.7% abv

Dry lemons, honey, vanilla, deep rich citrus marmalade on the nose. Soft tangy citrus mouthfeel. Bittersweet lemons, chewy, spices, honey, vanilla on the palate. Delicious citrus on a medium long finish.

Macaloney's Caledonian Glenloy

Macaloney's Caledonian Glenloy, 46% abv

Almonds, peaches, honey, light sherry, mild caramel, vanilla and oak on nose. Mellow dry light sherry mouthfeel. Fruit, sweet toffee, cocoa, coffee and floral notes on the palate. Very easy drinking. Delicate with minor edge on a medium finish.


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