Talisker Port Ruighe
Peated Single Malt — Islands, ScotlandTastedNose is sweet, hints of vanilla and somewhat peaty/woody. Palate is surprisingly sweet with a good, smooth peaty taste. The finish is pretty short, with some smoke lingering.
Aberlour Casg Annamh (Batch 1)
Single Malt — Highland, ScotlandTastedNose is sweet like a bourbon, notes of caramel, palate is buttery, spicy/peppery all the through to the finish.65.0 USD per Bottle
Caol Ila 12 Year
Peated Single Malt — Islay, ScotlandTastedGreat expression from caol ila. Something I can drink on a daily. The nose is rich, lightly sweet and overwhelming smoke. Palate is on the lighter side, a balanced peat with vanilla notes. The finish is long, oily and peaty.73.0 USD per Bottle
Highland Park 30 Year
Peated Single Malt — Islands, ScotlandTastedNose is sweet with notes of honey and some fruit. Palate is super smooth, sweet. There's a deep complexity that lasts through the finish, a bit leathery.850.0 USD per Bottle
Compass Box Spice Tree
Blended Malt — ScotlandTastedNose is lightly sweet and spicy. A bit of cinnamon and citrus, spice on the palate. Spicy through the finish. A bit short.
Glen Moray 2002 Cask Strength 13 Year (Alexander Murray & Co.)
Single Malt — Speyside, ScotlandTastedNose is light, tiny hints of sweetness. Palate is oaky and very sweet. It becomes more sweet with a bit of water. Oaky in the finish as the sweetness tapers off.35.0 USD per Bottle
The Macallan Fine Oak 10 Year
Single Malt — Highlands, ScotlandTastedNose is oaky and lightly sweet with notes of maple or perhaps honey, maybe a hint of citrus. Palate has some spice, lightly fruity, a bit of pear. Finish is smooth. Oak notes all the way through.50.0 USD per Bottle
Kilbeggan 8 Year Single Grain
Single Grain — IrelandTastedNose is very sweet with notes of vanilla and perhaps maple. The maple sweetness continues on as I drink. The overall palate is light and not very complex. The finish is pretty dry and leaves me with something to be desired.
Kurayoshi 12 Year Pure Malt Whisky
Blended Malt — Multiple CountriesTastedLightly sweet on the nose. Spicy with a medium bite, hints of vanilla. Short finish, a bit less refined than I would expect from a 12 year.15.0 USD per Pour
Octomore 09.2 Dialogos
Peated Single Malt — Islay, ScotlandTastedNose is heavy with dry, wood fire smoke, lightly sweet and subtle oak notes. Burst of peat and smoke on the palate with cherry and tobacco notes. Smoky all the way through to the finish with peppery notes at the end.