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  1. Oban 14 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Highlands, Scotland

    Tasted
    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
    Nose of Grand Marnier. Honey, salt, citrus, butter and a bit of wonderful swirling peat smoke. Nice mouth feel and lots of full flavors, but probably not a permanent addition to my limited cabinet. I will enjoy creating the space.
  2. Bruichladdich The Classic Laddie Scottish Barley

    Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Nose is bracing lemon, barley, floral and some sea spray. Quick hit of citrus them immediately a big hit of honeyed cereal. Tapers slowly into the finish with waves of lemon, vanilla, barley, sea and a little cinnamon. Very fresh and clean. At 50% ABV, water helps tame the heat and bring out floral notes.
  3. Port Charlotte 10 Year First Edition

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
  4. GlenDronach Original 12 Year

    Single Malt — Highlands, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Bitter chocolate, vanilla, dried fruit and sherry on the nose. A big, rich & syrupy arrival. Big burnt toffee flavors. Pleasant waves of chocolate continue through a fairly long, dry finish. Reminds me of Dalmore 12, but maybe a little more intense and complex. Time for a side-by-side.
  5. BenRiach Curiositas 10 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Speyside, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Not an Islay, but a good peaty character playing nicely with fruit, grass and lemon. Even at 46%, best neat or just a drop of water. Good, but not great. With limited shelf space, will not re-stock this one any time soon.
  6. Ardbeg 10 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    Peak smoke and lemon on the nose. Bold arrival but not harsh. Nice oily mouth feel. Wood, vanilla and pears swirl around. Fiery burst at the end. With water and time, tart lemon begins to assert itself throughout a very long finish.
  7. Talisker 10 Year

    Peated Single Malt — Islands, Scotland

    Tasted
    5.0
    5.0 out of 5 stars
    This one is hard for me to take apart as the blending of flavors is so complete. Fruit, iodine, smoke, pepper and finishing off with wisps of peat smoke. Tastes like Talisker, which is a very good thing.
  8. Laphroaig Quarter Cask

    Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    A nose like old band-aids, but in a good way. Crisp peat and oak on the nose and in the arrival. Lots of heat in this one, but mellows with some water...but not too much. The heat (46% ABV) works well with the peat, so neat is an option. Spicy finish. Enjoy the smoky burn!
  9. Tobermory 10 Year

    Single Malt — Islands, Scotland

    Tasted
    4.0
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Bright and lemony nose. Great coating mouth feel with a pleasant amount of heat in the middle. Finishes with lemons giving way to more cereal, honey and wood. A nice salty note at the end.
  10. Glenfarclas 105 Cask Strength

    Single Malt — Highlands, Scotland

    Tasted
    3.0
    3.0 out of 5 stars
    Hot, needs lots of water but still fiery. It seems like a young whisky. Sweet Barly with a pleasant sherry note. Short, slightly peppery finish. A bit disappointed in this one. I'll finish it off and make room for something else.
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