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Benromach 15 Years Old

Benromach 15 Years Old, 43% abv

Rich, light sherry, soft dry spices, cinnamon, sweet oak, peppery and a whiff of smoke on the nose. Round gentle mouthfeel. Brown sugar, pears, soft spices, light sherry, touch of peat and red fruit on the palate. Light spices on a medium finish.

86
SMWS 53.329 Intense seaside experience 12 Years Old

SMWS 53.329 Intense seaside experience 12 Years Old, 56.5% abv

Ashes, lemons, soft peat, dry cedar, vanilla and lime aromas on the nose. Sweet chewy tar candies mouthfeel. Salty tar, caramel, leather, fruity, vanilla, smoky honey and lime notes on the palate. Soft spices on a medium finish.

87
SMWS 66.176 Je suis bûcheron et je vais bien 14 Years Old

SMWS 66.176 Je suis bûcheron et je vais bien 14 Years Old, 60.1% abv

Lemony peat, vanilla, honey, strawberries and sweet smoke on the nose. Oaky fruity mouthfeel. Vanilla, honey, dry tingling pears, muesli and hint of cedar smoke on the palate. Soft smokiness on a medium finish.

85
SMWS 26.149 Heiland coup d'état 8 Years Old

SMWS 26.149 Heiland coup d'état 8 Years Old, 58.1% abv

Lemon cake then mineral, wet towel and white fruit aromas on the nose. Fruity waxy mouthfeel. Tangy, dry, vanilla, oaky followed by pears and sliced apples on the palate. A bit confusing. Medium damp fruity finish.

80
SMWS 4.257 Going the extra mile(s)

SMWS 4.257 Going the extra mile(s), 56.6% abv

Dry, seaside peat, heather smoke, sherry seaweed incense on the nose. Lovely rich fruity mouthfeel. Sherry, cherries, candied smoke notes, red fruit sea salt and floral peat on the palate. Well balanced. Rich soft smoke and fruit on a medium finish.

87
SMWS 68.28 Monkberry Moon Delight 8 Years Old

SMWS 68.28 Monkberry Moon Delight 8 Years Old, 58.1% abv

Musty varnish, damp, mild cinnamon, soft cocoa, mushrooms and whiff of smoke on the nose. Fruity sherry mouthfeel. Rich red fruit, spices, oak, lovely zestiness with wee salt on the palate. Charred fruit on a medium finish.

77
SMWS 68.41 Hill-Walking Happiness 11 Years Old

SMWS 68.41 Hill-Walking Happiness 11 Years Old, 54.8% abv

Polished wood, lemon straw, vanilla, honey, marzipan and licorice on the nose. Crisp spicy mouthfeel. Spices dominate at outset then white fruit in a vanilla lemon floral reduction on the palate. Lovely spices and almost buttery on a medium finish.

85
Lagavulin 2007 10 Years Old

Lagavulin 2007 10 Years Old, 57.1% abv

Honey, peat, smoke, oaky, sweet ashes and oranges on the nose. Gentle honey peaty mouthfeel. Luscious floral honey, soft candied peat, dry smoke, cedar and tannins on the palate. Rich peat on a medium finish.

87
Caol Ila 1984 31 Years Old, Cadenhead

Caol Ila 1984 31 Years Old, Cadenhead, 52.1% abv

Honey, dusty dunnage warehouse, almonds, sweet oaky spices, ashes and dry vanilla on the nose. Sweet dry peaty mouthfeel. Honey, sweet peat, melons, gentle spices, lemons and creosote on the palate. Medium citric peaty finish.

88
Hazelburn 14 Years Old

Hazelburn 14 Years Old, 52.6% abv

Dry pears, vanilla, honey, mild spices, mangos, oranges, lemon and licorice on the nose. Zesty syrup mouthfeel. Dusty tropical fruit and vanilla cookies on the palate. Zesty syrup returns on a medium finish.

82