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Rock Island Cask Strength

Rock Island Cask Strength, 54.6% abv

Warm fruit compote, vanilla custard, honey, candied peat and sea breeze on the nose. Gentle sweet peaty mouthfeel. White fruit, apples. pears, smoke, honey soaked peat on the palate. Lingering sweet peat on a medium long finish.

86
Scallywag Chocolate Edition

Scallywag Chocolate Edition, 48% abv

Floral, spices, honey, cinnamon, ginger, melons, mahogany and cocoa on the nose. Smooth peppery mouthfeel. Silky sherry notes, spices, flowers, zesty vanilla on the palate. Rich, fulsome sherry and flowers on a medium long finish.

87
Sheep Dip

Sheep Dip, 40% abv

Woody, dry, vanilla, honey and malt aromas on the nose. Dry fruity mouthfeel. Fruit, spices, woody, thick with melon notes on the palate. Simple. Medium fruity finish.

72
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
SMWS The Tar Pit, 9 Years Old, Refill Ex Bourbon Barrels and Ex PX Sherry Butts

SMWS The Tar Pit, 9 Years Old, Refill Ex Bourbon Barrels and Ex PX Sherry Butts, 50% abv

Sherry and tar aromas dominate, light fruit, cereal and sweet soot on the nose. Caramel tar mouthfeel. Sweet peat, caramel, mild fruit and sherry smoke on the palate. Straightforward. Tar, soot, smoke and caramel on a medium finish.

78
Compass Box - The Spice Tree

Compass Box - The Spice Tree, 46% abv

Spices, oaky vanilla, melons, dry fruit, apples, caramel, cassonade on the nose. Spices dominate the mouthfeel. Caramel marshmallows, tangy white fruit, tea leaves and spices on the palate. Medium finish with lingering spices.

78
Compass Box - The Spice Tree

Compass Box - The Spice Tree, 46% abv

Red fruit, malty oak, spices, hint of vanilla on the nose. Gentle spicy fruity mouthfeel. Ginger, smooth mildly tingling spices, nutmeg, cocoa and raspy raspberries on the palate. Dry ginger on a medium finish.

78
Berry Brothers & Rudd 1999 21 Years Old Sherry Cask

Berry Brothers & Rudd 1999 21 Years Old Sherry Cask, 53.6% abv

Sherry, cocoa, coffee,, fruit, tangy flowers, soft raisins and peat on the nose. Soft spicy floral mouthfeel. Gentle fruity smoke, cocoa, zesty coffee, rum soaked fruit pie, orange peel on the palate. Briny, ashy peat, red fruit on a medium long finish.

87
Blended Malt 2001 19 Years Old, The Whisky Agency

Blended Malt 2001 19 Years Old, The Whisky Agency, 46.1% abv

Sweet sherry, raisins, caramel and tannins on the nose. Rich sherry mouthfeel. Dry spices, sherry, sweet dustiness, dark fruit and gentle toffee notes on the palate. Soft sherry notes on a medium finish.

86
Compass Box - Canvas 2021

Compass Box - Canvas 2021, 46% abv

Rich vanilla, honey, nutty, dusty citrus custard and dry cocoa bean on the nose. Nutty spicy mouthfeel. Smooth, fresh spices, cocoa beans, bitter yet gentle zestiness on the palate. Tangy fruit on a medium finish.

81