Tag: Single cask

The Milk & Honey The Whisky Show London 2019 (55%, OB, Ex-Bourbon + PX Sherry Butt Finish, 100 Bottles, 2019)

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The Milk & Honey The Whisky Show London 2019 Whisky Review: Very woody initially and a touch herbal, when it has breathed a little this woodiness calms down a little and reveals some pretty decent whisky, reminded me of some American or South African whiskies I have tried – similar perhaps due to the combination of climate and wood interaction during maturation? 84/100

Benriach 5 Years Old 2013 Single Cask Series (46.2%, GreatDrams, Oloroso Butt #121/2013, 213 Bottles, 2019)

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Benriach 5 Years Old 2013 The GreatDrams Single Cask Series Whisky Review: Quite light and spirity and shows signs of youth particularly in the coppery metallic nature. Not overtly peated – I picked this up blind as a dark/liqourice and burnt nature in which this gets most of its strength. Nice dark/dried fruit and sugary notes. 81/100

Lochside 52 Years Old 1963 The Sovereign (48.1%, Hunter Laing, Refill HH #11835, 83 Bottles, 2015)

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Lochside 52 Years Old 1963 The Sovereign whisky review: I have the feeling this was just caught on the right side of woodiness, a little camphor and new pine sap challenge the palate but are backed by such intense and dark brown sugar sweetness it is hard not to enjoy this one. An extra smile for relative rarity of such expressions and much love for old grains such as this!