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.
Aberlour 12 Yrears Old Double Cask Matured

Aberlour 12 Yrears Old Double Cask Matured , 40% abv

Dry sherry, caramel, apples, malt and honey on the nose. Light dry fruity mouthfeel. Straightforward. Simple. Dry fruit hint of sherry, oak and mild ginger on the palate. Medium dry fruity finish.

Auchentoshan American Oak

Auchentoshan American Oak, 40% abv

Fruit, straw, dry light almonds, lemons. oaky vanilla and gorse on the nose. Raspy sweet mouthfeel. Sweet hay, tangy vanilla and mild fruit notes on the palate. Fresh crisp medium finish.

Laphroaig Cairdeas Master Edition Feis Isle 2010

Laphroaig Cairdeas Master Edition Feis Isle 2010, 57.3% abv

Sweet burnt seaweed, campfire, fruit, whiff of fennel and lemon on the nose. Soft peaty fruity mouthfeel. Honey soaked burnt oak staves, sweet sootiness, salty shellfish, luscious warm peated fruit compote on the palate. Lingering sooty, honey seaweed on a medium long finish.

Ardbeg Wee Beastie 5 Years Old

Ardbeg Wee Beastie 5 Years Old, 47.4% abv

Sweet and sour smoke, honey followed by loads of peat on the nose. Peaty lemon mouthfeel. Peat notes, dry citrus, sweet spices on the palate. Simple. Medium soft peaty finish.


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