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Cask Islay Cask Strength Sherry Edition

Cask Islay Cask Strength Sherry Edition, 59.9% abv

Slow to open, dry peat, distant sherry aromas, sweet oak caramel and toasted honey on the nose. Round soft mouthfeel. Honey, flowers, very light smoke, honey and bacon on the palate. Some sherry and sweet earthiness on a medium finish. Lacks balance.

65
Blended Malt No 5, 199 24 Years Old, Berry Brothers and Rudd

Blended Malt No 5, 199 24 Years Old, Berry Brothers and Rudd, 50.1% abv

Dry, sweet fruit and gentle light spices on the nose. Rich dry mouthfeel. Light spices, honey and lovely fruit on the palate. SIMPLE and straightforward. Very pleasant. Well balanced. Medium finish.

81
Blended Malt 1979 44 Years Old, Berry Brothers and Rudd

Blended Malt 1979 44 Years Old, Berry Brothers and Rudd, 52.6% abv

Gentle flowers, soft vanilla aromas and honey on the nose. Fresh gentle mouthfeel. Light sherry, wee tropical fruit notes, white fruit, flowers and supporting spices on the palate. Rich floral notes and gentle spices on a medium finish.

82
The Double Barrel, Islay and Highlands

The Double Barrel, Islay and Highlands, 46% abv

Pine forest, mild honey, peaty, malty, touch of salt, cocoa and toasted almonds on the nose. Sweet light mouthfeel. Gentle peat and fruit converse with rich citrus undertones and a hint of cocoa on the palate. Well balanced, easy drinking. Medium finish.

83
Scallywag Chocolate Edition

Scallywag Chocolate Edition, 48% abv

Dry lemon bread, spices, citrus, old grapefruit. pears and apples on the nose. Rich mouthfeel. Mild citrus, spices and flowers dancing together, mild sherry, light cocoa and soft ginger on the palate. Rich fulsome medium finish.

85
Blended Malt Notable Age Statement 17 Years Old

Blended Malt Notable Age Statement 17 Years Old, 53% abv

Fruit candies, apples, cinnamon on toast, buttery with a whiff of sherry on the nose. Smooth mouthfeel. Sherry notes, caramel soaked cardboard, and soft spices on the palate. Lingering tingling on a medium finish.

80
Glenburn 2016 7 Years Old, Cask Collection

Glenburn 2016 7 Years Old, Cask Collection, 57.9% abv

Dry sherry and wafting incense on the nose. Dry yet creamy mouthfeel. Cedar, raisins soft spices with light ever present sherry on the palate. More soft dry sherry on a medium finish.

80
Big Peat Christmas 2022

Big Peat Christmas 2022, 54.2% abv

soft ashes, lovely fruit undertones, gentle ever present peat and tons of smoke on the palate. Peat and marine notes on a medium finish.Warm, sweet peat with a whiff of fruit, lemons, almonds and walnuts on the nose. Sweet rich peaty mouthfeel.

84
Smokehead Tequila Cask

Smokehead Tequila Cask, 43% abv

Very smoky, vanilla cookies, almonds and apples on the nose. Sweet peaty mouthfeel. Tingling dry earthy peat, dirty orange noes on the palate. SIMPLE. Medium long peaty finish.

68
Big Peat Christmas 2022

Big Peat Christmas 2022, 54.2% abv

Ashes, lemons, peat, creosote, tar then fruit and white pepper on the nose. Peaty vanilla biscuits mouthfeel. Sweet creosote, smoke, tarry pineapple and honey on the palate. Peat, fruit and sweet tar on a medium long finish.

82