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.
Glenlivet 14 Years Old, Cognac Cask Finish

Glenlivet 14 Years Old, Cognac Cask Finish, 40% abv

Rich, wine aromas, red berries then citrus on the nose. Thick fruity cognac mouthfeel. Lovely fruit, sweet grapes and oranges on the palate. Well balanced. Floral and sweet fruit notes on a medium finish.

79
The Epicurian Lowland Blended Malt

The Epicurian Lowland Blended Malt, 46.2% abv

Apples, sweet dry hay, vanilla and orange aromas on the nose. Tangy ripe fruit mouthfeel. Dry, zesty fruit with honey notes on the palate. Straightforward. Sweet then dry medium finish.

75
Springbank Warehouse 3, 9 Years Old, Rotation 682, Red Wine Hogshead

Springbank Warehouse 3, 9 Years Old, Rotation 682, Red Wine Hogshead, 60% abv

Warehouse aromas, dry spices, red fruit, oak, honey, caramel, rich earthiness, tangerines on nose. Smooth floral mouthfeel. Wild flowers, honey, light spices, dry raspberries, sweet tannins & smoke on palate. Medium long earthy finish.

85
Springbank Warehouse 3, 18 Years Old, Rotation 842, Fresh Port Hogshead

Springbank Warehouse 3, 18 Years Old, Rotation 842, Fresh Port Hogshead, 52.2% abv

Sweet burnt oak, dry honey, spices, flowers, vanilla, strawberries and lemons on the nose. Sweet polished oak mouthfeel. Floral smoke, honey, oak notes, mint, citrus, raisins light peat on the palate. Syrupy medium finish.

86

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