Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Guidelines

NO THANKS  0-49Will not drink.
DESPERATION  50-59Will drink in desperation if there is nothing else to drink.
OKAY  60-69Will drink again; it's an okay tipple.
GOOD  70-79Will enjoy drinking again; at the high end they are very good.
GREAT  80-89Will drink with great pleasure.
WOW  90-99Will savour every drop.
Kilchoman 100% Islay, 7th Edition

Kilchoman 100% Islay, 7th Edition, 50% abv

Walnuts, hazelnuts and dry citrus peat on the nose. Cereal, rich malty spices and fresh peat on the palate.

Kilchoman 2009 Eight Years Old

Kilchoman 2009 Eight Years Old, 46% abv

Rich, spices, raisins and mild peat on the nose. Soft, fresh, luscious fruit then mildly spiced peat on the palate. Clean light peat finish.

Royal Lochnagar New Make

Royal Lochnagar New Make, 58% abv

Sweet, malty, dry spices and grassy on the nose. Edgy dry and tangy apples on the palate.

Royal Lochnagar 12 years old Distillers Edition

Royal Lochnagar 12 years old Distillers Edition, 40% abv

Apples, light smoke, rich fruit and vanilla on the nose. Sweet, more rich fruit, plums, lightly dry with spices on the palate.


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