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  1. Ardbeg 10 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    3.5
    3.5 out of 5 stars
  2. The Balvenie The Week of Peat 14 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Speyside, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Not the type of peat you would expect from an islay, but such a nice touch of smoke throughout its course of consumption. On the nose, it’s everything you expect from a classic speyside malt. Caramel, vanilla and toffee with a slight touch of peat but down the hatch it has so many layers to flavoring that I’m going to have to drink another wee dram to disseminate. Update to come soon.
  3. Kilchoman Sanaig 2016

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    This one is just full of surprises. On the nose you get a vanilla like profile with some small hints of a fruity tang. Down the hatch it does bite a bit but surprisingly emits aromas of grapes with a long finish that has that signature iodine that lasts for a very long time. Definitely an islay malt in every way.
  4. Laphroaig 10 Year Cask Strength

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Holy campfire batman. Being a huge lover of Islay based malts, it still shocks me at how much the smoke punches you square in the face especially with Laphroaig. Having batch #10, the abv of 568% will certainly keep those faint of heart away from this, but thankfully most of us are not of the faint of heart and adore whisky that comes straight outta the cask. On the nose: you get the usual beach side campfire that one would expect from a Laphroaig of any kind, but pour a touch of Usiage source Islay water, the character completely changes. Now there is a candy like sweetness that smells of orange peels and tang of pears. Down the hatch: Happy to report that I can still see and to my surprise, with such a heavy ABV, there was virtually no heat one would expect from a 10 year old malt. Campfire as per usual punches you right in the face, but the finish is verrrrrry long and starts revealing lots of sea spray with a light sweetness that starts rearing itself once you pass the swallow. Not much fruit on the palette, but definitely worth a drop of water. After taste is long with the lingering iodine which I can't get enough of and reminds of of Lagavuilin. Must be a Port Ellen thing. Such a kick ass malt and so glad i found a bottle.
  5. Benromach 15 Year

    Single Malt — Speyside, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.5
    4.5 out of 5 stars
    The statement on the bottle couldn't be more true. This is a true classic Speyside in every sense of the words and after trying the imperial proof which is also great for a 10 year old malt, I was compelled to try this and my god what a solid malt. Color: Rich caramel brown that took in lots of the wood and is just mesmerizing. On the nose: Hints of toffee with slight coffee bean undertones while a series of caramel aromas begin to reveal themselves after a few good sniffs with air and straight in the glass. Down the hatch: This is where the magic of this malt begins to show it self. The taste is pure speyside and harkens to other popular counterparts like the Macallan and Balvenie of similar age rages. The oak here is strong, but the flavor is layered and lasts a while with a touch of sweet vanilla while the finish is silky smooth. Verdict: If you see it, get it. It would be hard to find a Speyside of this age range under $100 USD that punches in the same taste class as both Balvenie and Macallan. Such a job well done and not shocked since it is under the care of Gordon and Macphail after all.
    75.0 USD per Bottle
  6. Ardbeg Uigeadail

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    I’m a fan. Beautiful complexity in flavor with a multi dimensional long lasting layered finish. Cask strength as well and add a bit of usiage source islay water changes the game completely even at 3 drops.
  7. Bunnahabhain Ceòbanach

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.5
    4.5 out of 5 stars
  8. Benromach Imperial Proof

    Single Malt — Speyside, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Solid malt. Very similar taste profile as other speyside classics like balvenie and macallan. Worthy for any collection.
  9. Auchentoshan Three Wood

    Single Malt — Lowlands, Scotland

    Tasted
    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
  10. Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2010

    Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Quite an interesting one this is. Very mellow on the nose with hints of cereal and light touches of vanilla. However the taste is what’s most intriguing. A slight bite from the lack of maturity but not to the level you would expect from an 8 year old malt. The flavors are long lasting and even after full consumption there is a creamy vanilla aroma that makes its way to the nose. Overall a very interesting scotch and worth the try.
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