Highland Park 18 Year
Peated Single Malt — Islands, ScotlandTastedNose like a mild Islay malt - except for the strong hit of sweet gingerbread. Tastes like caramel and toffee, with some salt and smoke like a campfire. Smooth and mellow. Note - this bottle has been open for more than ten years.
Clynelish 1998 13 Year 86 Proof Collection (Signatory)
Single Malt — Highland, ScotlandTastedLight to medium body, some sweetness and a bit of ocean brine. Vanilla and caramel flavors with a bit of a salty kick. Just the faintest trace of smoke. Finish is warming, a bit candied, and a little more smoke.
The Balvenie Single Barrel 12 Year
Single Malt — Speyside, ScotlandTastedSmooth and subtly complex, wood and slight sweetness. Cask 1818, bottle 60.
Stolen Whiskey Aged 11 Years
Other Whiskey — Florida, USATastedTasted like campfire marshmallow flavored whiskey. Smoother than I expected.
The Balvenie Golden Cask 14 Year
Single Malt — Speyside, ScotlandTastedSweet and smooth, sort of like good cognac.
Lagavulin Distillers Edition
Peated Single Malt — Islay, ScotlandTastedSo much smoother and richer than Lagavulin 16
Oban 14 Year
Peated Single Malt — Highlands, ScotlandTastedNicely balanced, more sweetness than smoke, not heavy but more Highland-like in weight. A good crowd pleaser, but slightly muted in flavor for me. Still, quite pleasant.