Peated Single Malt — Islay, Scotland
Reviewed May 21, 2023 (edited May 22, 2023)
Nose: slight phenols, a bit of peat, slight smoke. A slight hint of fruit (berry?) from the sherry casks. A touch of charred wood. Palate: a strong malty note, getting a tiny bit of the iodine/medicinal notes but way more toned down than normal. Sweeter than the 10 I remember. A tiny bit of fruit here. A hint of oak here too. More flat than the 10. Mild vanilla. Really low ABV. Finish: not as lingering and oily as the 10, but still there a bit.