Cotswolds 3 Year Old - Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)
Single Malt — England, EnglandTasted April 3, 2021Nose is honey and the definite smell of young spirit Palate starts quite fresh with green apple and fresh oak before giving way to a bit of spice but again more young spirit Finish is short and wood and spice Unremarkable
Glenfiddich Fire & Cane
Peated Single Malt — Speyside, ScotlandTasted March 13, 2021Nose is sweet toffee and bonfire embers Palate is continued toffee and caramel with a nice whiff of campfire smoke via marshmallows? Finish is medium with the sweetness giving way to smoke. What a price though, ridiculous. Far better whiskys for cheaper. Don’t believe the hype.
American Eagle 4 years old
Tennessee — Tennessee , USATasted March 6, 2021Nose is buttered hot cross buns Palate is orange and spicey oak Finish is short with spice infused oranges.
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted February 26, 2021Nose is pears and wood Palate is creamy and cloying quite dry with spice Finish is short with peppery rye
Rye — Indiana (bottled in Kentucky), USATasted December 23, 2020Nose is all orange, it smells like a classic old fashioned but with some spice in the background Palate is all rye Finish is more wood and spice Such a great smelling whisky but nothing much going on beyond that. As a rye it’s good tgough
Strathclyde 31 Years Old Batch 4 (That Boutique-Y Whisky Company)
Single Grain — Lowland, ScotlandTasted December 23, 2020Nose is apple and cereal Palate is spicy and some wood. Finish is short and the abv is tongue numbingly noticeable
Hudson Four Grain Bourbon
Bourbon — New York, USATasted December 22, 2020Wax and corn on the nose with a mild rye palate and not much on the finish. Meh!
Michter's US*1 Single Barrel Straight Rye
Rye — Kentucky, USATasted December 21, 2020Nose is popcorn and maple Palate is smooth spice not as full on as most ryes. Folds into caramel Finish is medium spice and wood A gentle rye
Evan Williams White Label Bottled in Bond Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted December 21, 2020Nose is banana bread leading to a spicey and oak palate. The fishing is medium with lots of white pepper
Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon
Bourbon — Kentucky, USATasted December 21, 2020Nose : nutmeg and cinnamon before melting into toffee Palate is raspberry Cheerios moving into honey and vanilla Finish is medium with the contuned creamy vanilla flavour