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Glenfiddich 12 Years Old Special Reserve

Glenfiddich 12 Years Old Special Reserve, 40% abv

Fresh flowers, honey and vanilla on the nose. Pleasant floral honey mouthfeel. Thick, flowers, rich honey and mild oak on the palate. Honest, straightforward and well made. Medium short finish.

74
Tullibardine The Murray Marsala Cask Finish

Tullibardine The Murray Marsala Cask Finish, 46% abv

Dry, honey, nutty dustiness, fruit then a musty aroma on the nose. Tangy sweet dry mouthfeel. Minor edginess, citrus notes, white fruit, pears on the palate. Tangy musty finish.

69
Ardbeg Blaaack Committee Release

Ardbeg Blaaack Committee Release, 50.7% abv

Pineapple and peat dance together with a lemon looking on, on the nose. Fulsome peaty mouthfeel. Tropical fruit and peat take centre stage followed by a lovely sweet tar note on the palate. Lovely peaty fruit notes on a medium long finish.

87
Ardbeg Blaaack

Ardbeg Blaaack, 46% abv

Lemony tar aromas, rich oakum, citrus and a tropical fruit compote on the nose. Citrus and peat dominate the mouthfeel. Lovely fruit, salty seaside breezes, lemons then loads of peat on the palate. Rich, fruity solid medium finish.

86
Ardbeg Wee Beastie 5 Years Old

Ardbeg Wee Beastie 5 Years Old, 47.4% abv

Light, sweet vanilla then peat aromas on the nose. Luscious lemon peat mouthfeel. Fruity peat, sweet sea salt notes on the palate. Simple and certainly no "beastie". Citrus and peat notes on a medium finish.

79
Secret Highland Distillery 2007 12 Years Old The Whisky Agency

Secret Highland Distillery 2007 12 Years Old The Whisky Agency, 52.1% abv

Toasted honey cakes, floral aromas, lemons, vanilla, spices then dry dustiness on the nose. Tangy sweet syrupy mouthfeel. Chewy lemons, dried vanilla bean, flowers, apples and dry tartness on the palate. Sweet acerbic citric medium finish.

83
Kilchoman 5 Years Old, PX Finish (BC)

Kilchoman 5 Years Old, PX Finish (BC), 56.2% abv

Rich, raisins, peaty incense, figs, plums, sweet nuttiness, smoke and sea salt on the nose. Rich fruity citrus mouthfeel. Dark fruit, sweet peat, sultana raisins, lemons, oranges and Christmas cake on the palate. Lovely dry rich medium long finish.

89
Kilchoman 2011 4 Years Old PX Single Cask KWM

Kilchoman 2011 4 Years Old PX Single Cask KWM, 60.4% abv

Honey, vanilla, sweet oak then oakum smoke and lemons on the nose. Fresh tingling smoky fruit and honey mouthfeel. Youthful, citrus, lemons, salt, wee smoke on the palate. Clean. Lovely drinking dram. Sweet smoke on a medium long finish.

88
Kilchoman 2011 STR (Alberta)

Kilchoman 2011 STR (Alberta), 53% abv

Lightly smoked apples, clean, honey, strawberries and raspberries on the nose. Creamy round floral mouthfeel. Amazingly rich red fruit, sweet light peat, cinnamon with citrus undertones on the palate. Gentle round, sweet oily medium finish.

89
Kilchoman Loch Gorm Sherry Cask 2020 Edition

Kilchoman Loch Gorm Sherry Cask 2020 Edition, 46% abv

Dark fruit, peaty incense and salty sherry aromas on the nose. Soft creamy mouthfeel. Cinnamon, spices, soft tingling sweet peat with minor salty notes on the palate. Gentle sweet peat on a medium finish.

85