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  1. Bunnahabhain 12 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted March 12, 2021
    3.75
    3.75 out of 5 stars
  2. Deanston 12 Year

    Single Malt — Highlands, Scotland

    Tasted March 12, 2021
    3.5
    3.5 out of 5 stars
  3. Kilkerran Heavily Peated batch 2

    Single Malt — Campbeltown, Scotland

    Tasted February 2, 2021
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Last dram Nose: manure, sea air, salt, smoke, very farmy Body: full, punchy, viscous Palate: salt, dirt, manure, lots and lots of peat, an underlying sweetness, a classic Springbank funk to it Finish: long, mouth-coating, eviscerating I have fallen in love with this dram, has either evened out over time or I’ve just gotten used to it. I want another bottle!
  4. Eden Mill Order del Toboso

    Single Malt — Lowlands, Scotland

    Tasted January 28, 2021
    4.5
    4.5 out of 5 stars
    Last dram Nose: fig chutney, Brie, oatcake, grapes, cinnamon, smooth—no big spirit burn Body: full bodied, spirited, slightly tannic, spicy Palate: big fruit, a bit zesty, orange peel, cherry, pear, fig, date, some cocoa/dark chocolate Finish: long, bold, tingly, woody A bottle I’m sad to see go! It’s held up for nearly two years very well.
  5. Lindores Abbey Aqua Vitae

    Botanical Spirit — Lowlands, Scotland

    Tasted January 27, 2021
    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Nose: Prosecco, green grapes, big white wine note, floral, green apple, a bit of botanics—maybe some juniper and definitely some anise, nutmeg/clove, green grape juice, mulled wine spices, canned peaches, cloudy apple juice Body: a bit dry, quite smooth, slightly spicy, something sort of dusty (in a good way!) Palate: very sweet, definitely still some nutmeg and clove, grapey though not like cognac, peach and pear, cinnamon, dark/cook’s chocolate, rosemary and thyme Finish: soft and tannic, bits of oak and the botanicals hold fast, really juicy as Time goes on
  6. Ardbeg Wee Beastie

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted December 16, 2020
    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Very good. Super hammy and farmy on the nose. Smoother and less smoky on the palate than you’d expect, but still a bit hammy, pepper, and very salty. Very good.
  7. Ardbeg An Oa

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted December 16, 2020
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Good! Better than the 10. Smoother and no weird aftertaste. Not as interesting as Uighedail but better for something comparable to the 10.
  8. Daftmill 2009, Cask 29

    Single Malt — Lowland, Scotland

    Tasted October 5, 2020
    4.5
    4.5 out of 5 stars
    Nose: obviously sherried, dark fruit, brown sugar, a little marzipan, despite the ABV only a slight hint of alcoholic sharpness, slightly weedy, woody Body: extremely thick, spicy, cinnamon, fire, mouth coating and very tannic Palate: wow, a massive sherry bomb—not expecting that after the last Daftmill I had. Very well balanced, the alcohol does not overpower. Very rich, cinnamon, dark chocolate. A bit of prune or date. Dundee cake. Slightly nutty. Finish: mouth-coating and long, woody, a little charred but certainly not smoky, an excellent finish Completely unexpected— is is on the same footing as Amrut PX or Aberlour A’bunadh. Very nice
  9. Arran The Côte-Rôtie Cask Finish

    Single Malt — Islands, Scotland

    Tasted September 22, 2020
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
  10. Ben Nevis 10 Year

    Single Malt — Highland, Scotland

    Tasted September 22, 2020
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
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