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  1. Lagavulin 16 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted May 2, 2021
    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Nose: smokey of course, like Hickory Sticks chips, but then the nose splits to burnt rubber or the tar on a newly paved road. Palate: a mix between milk and dark chocolate initially, but then was quite overwhelmingly a very rich and dark sugar like burnt caramel Finish: smoked sea salt - a savory taste that makes the mouth water, and an earthy, medicinal finish, specifically ginseng
  2. Nikka Whisky From the Barrel

    Blended — Japan

    Tasted May 2, 2021
    4.5
    4.5 out of 5 stars
    Nose: started with vanilla mainly at the start. As the Nikka opened up, marzipan was the clear and dominant odor. Somewhat amaretto-esque, but with the honey notes of marzipan. Beneath the strong marzipan note, a faint smell of barely ripened peach that's firmly on the sour end. Palate: surprisingly hot, with a faint horseradish burn through the nose. Fairly sweet like marzipan Finish: bitter aftertaste left on the tongue like a dark chocolate and as one inhales and exhales, orange zest comes through.
  3. Ardbeg Blaaack

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted November 22, 2020
    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Nose: same smoke as always that you expect from Ardbeg, smoked meats and bacon bits. But a sweet dark cherry note comes through and some rubber, similar to an eraser Palate: similar to the 10, but more subdued. Mix of orchard fruits to begin, progresses into pepper and spices Finish: ends with a black pepper flavor similar to the 10 and Wee Beastie, but a licorice/anise flavor comes through mixed with the sour cherry note Ardbeg mentions on the bottle
    180.0 CAD per Bottle
  4. Ardbeg 10 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted November 22, 2020
    4.5
    4.5 out of 5 stars
    Nose: smoky meats, bacon bits, a bit hot, singes the nose like you're just a little too close to the campfire. Cinnamon and cloves. Chemical odor, like a bandaid or pen ink. Palate: quite sweet for much longer than the Wee Beastie, vanilla and white sugar. Replaced by black pepper. Finish: ends black peppery, and salty aftertaste without much sweetness
  5. Ardbeg Wee Beastie

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted November 21, 2020
    4.25
    4.25 out of 5 stars
    Nose: Predominantly smoked meats and bacon bits. Cinnamon (after it opens up), hints of cloves, and perhaps a bit of nutmeg Palate: Sugary sweet and vanilla, quickly disappears into black pepper, and ends hot Finish: Black pepper and hot, aftertaste remains spicy, but with sea salt and a bit of sweetness leftover
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