Tag: Single Malt Scotch

  • 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.
  • Ardbeg Heavy Vapours (Committee Release)

    Overall Character: Smoked meats, salty dark chocolate and mild fruits and veggies. | Nose: Smoke, bananas, butterscotch fudge, cardamom, peaches and saline solution. | Palate: Smoked chicken, salty oysters, more butterscotch fudge and cardamom, but less fruitiness. Some bitter dark… Continue reading "Ardbeg Heavy Vapours (Committee Release)"

    • Score8.6/10.0
    • Recommended ForDiehard Ardbeg fans, and anyone whom wants a GOOD whisky with the flavor of a good smoked BBQ (no mesquite, etc. garbage).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Glenmorangie Milsean

    Overall Character: Sweet and fruity. | Nose: Cherry strudel, peach syrup, nutmeg | Palate : Nice rich sweetness. Almost bourbon – like surely due to the toastedness. Still plenty of fruit notes. Tangy caramelized apple, lemon zest, and peach tea.… Continue reading "Glenmorangie Milsean"

    • Score8.6/10.0
    • Recommended ForAny Whisky drinker, especially those whom don't usually like/drink scotch. Pretty much anyone will like this one.
  • 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.