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.
Ardbeg Corryvreckan

Ardbeg Corryvreckan, 57.1% abv

Caramel, peat, campfire, oily, red fruit, sherry, sweet tar and nutty on the nose. Lovely smoke spicy mouthfeel. Peppery, sea salt, sweet intense smoke, coffee and dark fruit on the palate. Coffee and smoke linger on a medium long finish.

89
Glenfarclas 21 years old

Glenfarclas 21 years old, 43% abv

Rich red berries, apples, sherry and soft spices on the nose. Elegant, rich, luscious fruit laden mouthfeel. Caramel, sherry, creamy fruit compote, sweet cocoa, delicate with presence on the palate. Coffee, fruit, sherry and a whiff of smoke on a medium long finish.

88
Blanton's Gold Edition

Blanton's Gold Edition, 51.5% abv

Sweet almonds, popcorn then cherry aromas on the nose. Silky zesty Moreno cherries mouthfeel. Soft corn, red fruit, oranges and sweet spices on the palate. Lively cherries, caramel and dry spices on a medium long finish.

87
Glencadam 12 Years Old Portwood Finish

Glencadam 12 Years Old Portwood Finish, 46% abv

Red wine, red berries, rich floral aromas, almonds and spices on the nose. Tangy red fruit mouthfeel. Light, creamy fruit, straightforward, soft tannins on the palate. Sweet tannic red fruit on a medium finish.

75

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