Latest single malt Scotch whisky reviews
Traditional sweetie shop with candied ginger and dried/candied orange peel layered over Glen Moray’s biscuity malt base, later maple and pecan pastries and a hint of saffron, remarkable!
Well-aged, full of polished wood, soft and gentle this reminded me of taking a welcome break with a good coffee and accompanying pastry. Perfectly integrated and balanced I could gladly spend plenty of time enjoying this whisky.
Soft, creamy and reserved plenty of brioche, white pear & grape and soft brown sugars. In general intensity of flavour and mouthfeel I preferred this at cask strength rather than the reduced final version.
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Intriguing on the nose but rather too spiced on the palate for my liking, thankfully not overtly sweet. 82/100
Great! Powewrful, polished wood and spices with a lovely sweet backdrop. 87/100
Full bodied and full flavoured, very enjoyable for a 4 year old Bourbon and not overly sweet or corny. 80/100
Latest Irish whiskey reviews
A delicious introduction to Dingle distillery and rather accomplished for its age, rewarding the use of 1st fill casks this is rich and fruity and has plenty of chewy woody influence too.
Rich and full Pot Still whisky expression, great depth of distillate here lending generous ‘heavy’ character, leathery spice offset by sweet and fruity cask influences. I can only guess at the historic 10 year old profile but this new re-imagining of the 10 year old expression certainly fits in my mind to what it could have been. 87/100
An interesting twist on Bushmills, perhaps I expected much more wood influence here using the slightly smaller cask for finishing and I wasn’t quite expecting such a strong influence of the Burgundy red wine. As the first ‘cask strength’ and red wine finished versions for the UK this does present something a little different from Bushmills.