Laphroaig 30 Years Old Bottled November 1997, 43% abv
Absinthe fruit cup and mild smoke on the nose. Soft spice, gentle fruit and mild peat on the palate. Long luscious finish.
Scored on 29th Aug 2015 @ 8:13 AM · Tasted on 10th Aug 2015 · Comments (0)94
Highland Park 30 Years Old, 45.7% abv
Rich, floral, dark chocolate and orange syrup on the nose. Bittersweet orange zest and fruity cinnamon on the palate. A WOW
Scored on 18th Oct 2015 @ 7:39 AM · Tasted on 11th Sep 2015 · Comments (0)94
The Glenlivet Founder's Reserve 1824, 21 Years Old, 55.6% abv
Tasted in the Guardian's Library at Glenlivet on April 30, 2011. Beautiful oranges, spices and raisins on the nose. Rich fruitcake on the palate. Well balanced. Soft rich finish. A WOW.
Scored on 12th Jan 2015 @ 10:55 AM · Tasted on 30th Apr 2011 · Comments (1)93
Port Ellen 1978 29 Years Old 8th Release, 55.3% abv
Minty turpentine, citrus varnish and light smoke on the nose. Campfire marmalade, gentle spices on the palate. Sweet peat finish. A WOW!
Scored on 3rd Mar 2015 @ 4:08 PM · Tasted on 17th Dec 2012 · Comments (0)93
SMWS 1.150 High tea in a flower garden, 62.24% abv
Light, sweet alpine meadow flower aromas on the nose. Spicy mint chocolate on the palate. Sweet/bitter lemon and roses finish.
Scored on 9th Oct 2015 @ 6:32 AM · Tasted on 11th Sep 2015 · Comments (0)93
Highland Park 25 Years Old, 48.1% abv
Lovely fruit, wisps of smoke and gentle floral aromas on the nose. Creamy sherry, bouquet of roses on the palate. Well balanced with a medium dry finish.
Scored on 1st Nov 2015 @ 6:04 AM · Tasted on 15th Sep 2015 · Comments (0)93
Bruichladdich Octomore Discovery 7 Years Old Feis Ile 2014, 69.5% abv
Intense orange, spicy vanilla sugars, white raisins on the nose. Lovely sweet vanilla smoke, floral peat, creamy mouthfeel. Finish: iron fist in velvet glove.
Scored on 5th Nov 2015 @ 5:43 AM · Tasted on 20th Sep 2015 · Comments (0)93
Balvenie Rose 16 Years Old, 53.1% abv
Red fruit jam and grapes on the nose. Soft tangy raspberries and plums on the palate. Delicious red fruit compote with light spice on the finish. WOW
Scored on 19th Dec 2015 @ 8:39 PM · Tasted on 21st Nov 2015 · Comments (0)93
Tobermory 19 Years Old, 58.2% abv
Raisins, incense and rich orange sherry syrup on the nose. Brown sugar, soft spices and intense sherry notes on the palate. WOW.
Scored on 29th Apr 2015 @ 6:32 AM · Tasted on 17th Apr 2015 · Comments (0)92
SMWS 132.6 Night nurse nipped by piranhas, 63% abv
Burnt sugar, honey and floral peppermint on the nose. Soft gentle yet tangy absinthe on the palate. Warm round finish.
Scored on 12th Jul 2015 @ 7:29 AM · Tasted on 8th Jul 2015 · Comments (0)92