Category: Blends

A combination of spirits distilled at more than one distillery in Scotland

The Quartet

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The Quartet Blended Malt Scotch Whisky Review: A likened this one to chewing tobacco, great flavours but a little leafy, herbal and even woody in places. A hint of smoke in here too is a pleasant addition. 84/100

Burnside 18 Years Old

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The Spirit Still Burnside 18 Years Old Blended Malt Scotch Whisky Review: An odd mixture of sweet, fruity, zesty and creamy which rolls around the palate but doesn’t seem to settle into a pattern or predominant flavour. To try settle this one down or tidy it up we added a splash of water which thins it out and revealed more creamy vanilla but also suggested refill cask to me. I think I favour this one reduced where it became very easily drinkable but still echoed all of the flavours it had at cask strength. 86/100

Dewars 18 Years Old The Vintage

Dewars 18 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky

Dewars 18 Years Old The Vintage Blended Scotch Whisky Review: What a lovely well-rounded blend, definitely focussed on mouthfeel this was the epitomy of smooth and from there the luxuriousness of this blend won me over. It is creamy with toffee and nuts to the fore with gentler hints of sherry maturation appearing later. The whole experience spoke of refined luxury and a very relaxed drinking experience. Paired with chocolate this brought out the spicier and dark fruit nature of this blend. 86/100

Phenomenology

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Compass Box Phenomenology (46%, Compass Box, 2017) Category: Blended malt whisky Origin: ? Bottling: Compass Box ABV: 46% Cost: £150 What they say: ‘Phenomenology’ – Noun. An approach that concentrates on the […]

Treacle Chest

Wemyss Family Collection Treacle Chest

Treacle Chest (46%, Wemyss Malts, Batch 2017/01, 2017) Category: Blended malt whisky Origin: Highland Bottling: Wemyss Malts, Wemyss Family Collection, Batch 2017/01 ABV: 46% Cost: £46.95 buy from Master of Malt What […]

Vanilla Burst

Wemyss Family Collection Vanilla Burst

Vanilla Burst (46%, Wemyss Malts, Batch 2017/01, 2017) Category: Blended malt whisky Origin: Speyside Bottling: Wemyss Malts, Wemyss Family Collection, Batch 2017/01 ABV: 46% Cost: £43.79 What they say: Family run, independent […]