Glen Grant 12 Year
Single Malt — Speyside, ScotlandTastedFun dram with malt, biscuits, citrus and pepper notes.
Glenrothes 12 Year (Old Malt Casks)
Single Malt — Speyside , ScotlandTastedHigh octane sherry and oak, but the right amount of water tames the oak and releases a delicious and vibrant nutty, chocolaty, raisiny beauty.
GlenDronach Revival 15 Year (2018 Release)
Single Malt — Highlands, ScotlandTastedNice whiskey, but did not wow me. Some toffee and nutty sherry on the nose and palate, medium finish is a little rough and spicey. A splash of water adds some orchard fruit on the nose and makes the palate creamier. Note: This review was moved from the old version to the new version.
Loch Lomond Inchmoan 12 Year
Peated Single Malt — Highlands, ScotlandTastedQuite similar to the standard 12 year, but with peat on the nose, palate and finish and a softer entry on the palate.
Loch Lomond Inchmurrin 12 Year
Single Malt — Highlands, ScotlandTastedNose: cereal grains, orchard fruits and a spicy, funky shoe polish note battle for supremacy Palate: lightly creamy and malty, it has some herbal notes I can’t decipher, some grains and orchard fruits Finish: spicy, warming and medium length
Loch Lomond 12 Year
Single Malt — Highlands , ScotlandTastedNose: salted, smoked apricots with malt and a hint of must Palate: creamy entry, malty, orchard fruits, sweet and sour with a hint of vanilla and toffee Finish: medium length, smokey, warming and a bit spicy
Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion Series #1 Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATastedTasty juice with cherries, creme brulee, caramel with a hint of rye spice and some astringency.
Jura Diurachs' Own 16 Year
Single Malt — Islands, ScotlandTasted3 of 3 of a sample pack, 43 abv. The expert notes seem pretty spot on for me. A splash of water opened up some orchard fruit and sherry notes on the nose and palate. It also put a sweet note on the finish.
Peated Single Malt — Islands, ScotlandTasted2 of 3 of a sample pack, 43 abv. There’s a decided vegetal, earthy peat note, with salty brine and sweet malt. Medium finish is warming and a little peppery.
Jura Origin 10 Year
Single Malt — Islands, ScotlandTasted1 of 3 of a sample pack of the 43 abv version. I like it, it’s got orchard fruit and honey, some mixed nuts, a little oily, with a warming medium finish.