Single grain scotch whisky
40% ABV, £20 for 70cl
What they say:
This single grain whisky was distilled at the Cameronbridge distillery in fife. A very light, gentle whisky.
Nose: Light, subtle. Honey, spice.
Palate: Caramel, mixed peels, a touch of sherry, sultanas.
Finish: Medium length, oak and honey, more peels.
What I say:
Sampled during Water of Life Society Tasting Event #3 Going with the grain
Next we moved onto the single grain whisky from Cameron Bridge distillery called Cameron Brig. Still at only 40% this whisky had little else going for it in character. A lovely [probably caramel] gold colour, this dram smelled like ethanol and methylated spirits [methanol], this had a buttery chemical taste and was reasonably vaporous in the mouth with a short harsh finish. Of all the whiskies we tried this tasted the most like it had been formulated in a laboratory and was purely a bunch of chemicals in a bottle…