Category: Single Malt

  • Sullivan’s Cove Rare Small Batch Double Cask

    Overall Character: Floral, sweet and fruity. | Nose: Bouquet of flowers (potpourri), marmalade, honey, marzipan, along with mixed fruits. | Palate: Not as complex as the nose, but all the same notes, just toned down. | Finish: Long and fruity,… Continue reading "Sullivan’s Cove Rare Small Batch Double Cask"

    • Score8.7/10.0
    • Recommended ForSingle malt drinkers who have a little extra cash, and doubt the quality of world single malts. This will change your mind, though sadly it's a bit pricey, due to export/import taxes, etc.
  • Oban Little Bay

    Overall Character: Lemon cookies with sea salt. | Nose: Lemon, plum and pear. Very fruity. Very mild marshmallow, or something sweet, perhaps, but mostly fruity. | Palate: A bit drier and sweeter here. A bit spicy, too. White pepper, lemon… Continue reading "Oban Little Bay"

    • Score8.0/10.0
    • Recommended ForSingle malt and scotch drinkers whom want a reasonably priced, solid tasting whiskey, with a coastal, but not peaty taste.
  • Bushmills 16

    Overall Character: Berries, powdered cocoa and dry oak. | Nose: Blackberry, Mulberry, and generally berries, along with feint cocoa powder and nutmeg. | Palate: Balanced berries, mild cinnamon, and vanilla, with very mild clove, and some dry oak and powdered… Continue reading "Bushmills 16"

    • Score8.3/10.0
    • Recommended ForAnyone looking for a unique quality Irish single malt whiskey, especially with a sherry influence. This is basically the only/best option.
  • Tamdhu Batch Strength (001)

    Overall Character: Chocolate Covered Raisins. | Nose : Raisins!! Almost all raisin, with mild maple, prune, and nutmeg. | Palate : More chewy raisin, some chocolate, pepper, burnt cinnamon, prunes. | Finish : Long warm red grape, maraschino cherry, and… Continue reading "Tamdhu Batch Strength (001)"

    • Score9.0/10.0
    • Recommended ForSherry cask scotch drinkers, especially those whom love bold flavor and high ABV, like Aberlour A'bunadh.
  • Tamdhu 12

    Overall Character: Leather and Dates | Nose: Leather, licorice, prunes, dates, and general sweet dried fruits. | Palate: More leather and dates and rich dried fruits. Some caramel and mild tangy lemon/lime. | Finish: Short-Medium and falls apart a bit,… Continue reading "Tamdhu 12"

    • Score8.0/10.0
    • Recommended ForSherry cask scotch drinkers, especially if you like Aberlour or Macallan.
  • Bushmills 12

    Overall Character: Dried fruits, tea and mild sweetness. | Nose: Acerola cherry, mild milk chocolate, dates, and other dried fruit, with simple sweetness. | Palate: Golden Raisins, green tea, hints of sherry I suppose. Some very mild Sulphury water, and… Continue reading "Bushmills 12"

    • Score7.8/10.0
    • Recommended ForIrish whiskey drinkers, and sherry single malt drinkers, but only those on a budget. This doesn't exactly blow anyone away.
  • M&H Single Cask Single Malt (Lizardville Ed.)

    Overall Character: Rich, spicy and very sweet honey and berries. | Nose: Butterscotch and honey. Super powered. Plus some heather and floral notes, and very mild leather. | Palate: More super sweetness. Berries, prunes along with the honey and butterscotch.… Continue reading "M&H Single Cask Single Malt (Lizardville Ed.)"

    • Score8.8/10.0
    • Recommended ForIndian Single Malt drinkers, Sherry/Red wine cask fans, and anyone wanting to try a great world single malt you'll rarely try again.
  • Ardbeg Kelpie

    Overall Character: Sweet, Fruity, and Smoky | Nose : Peat, pear, whip cream and earl grey tea | Palate : Sweet cocoa, campfire smoke, more earl gray, and some fruits | Finish : S’mores, hot cocoa and candied fruits. |… Continue reading "Ardbeg Kelpie"

    • Score8.9/10.0
    • Recommended ForAnyone who wants to try a more approachable peated scotch, and of course any Ardbeg fan, especially if you usually prefer high ABV releases, I definitely recommend giving this a shot.
  • Kilchoman Loch Gorm

    Overall Character: Dried fruits and smoke. | Nose : Cherry pits and Mild leather, with smoky chocolate and cinnamon sugar almonds | Palate : Rich and chewy. Licorice, dried cherries, leather, and smoky smores. | Finish : Short – medium… Continue reading "Kilchoman Loch Gorm"

    • Score8.6/10.0
    • Recommended ForHardcore scotch drinkers, especially those whom like sherry and peat combined, such as with Springbank and so forth.
  • Laphroaig Lore

    Overall Character: Light, sweet, nutty, salty and smoky. | Nose : Chestnut, Band-Aid, caramel, peanut butter | Palate : Light and tasty sweet Macchiato, smoked marshmallow, salty pretzel | Finish : Medium – long finish of smoke and vanilla |… Continue reading "Laphroaig Lore"

    • Score8.0/10.0
    • Recommended ForPeople whom like complexity with some smoke, but not overwhelming peat. This is not for big peat fans nor heavy Islay drinkers. If you like Lagavulin 16, give this a try as it's as light and balanced, but more complex.