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.
I POUR IT, I SCORE IT, I STORE IT
Glenglassaugh 26 years old

Glenglassaugh 26 years old, 46% abv

Soft light caramel, toffee, lovely floral aromas candied citrus on the nose. Gentle, creamy pepper, dry flowers, sweet cedar notes on the palate.

88
SMWS 33.93 Tarry peppermint tea

SMWS 33.93 Tarry peppermint tea, 55.88% abv

Fruity peated shortbread with cinnamon raisins on the nose. Tangy, soft peat, soda biscuits, sweet cinders on the palate.

80
Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008

Lagavulin 12 years old Special Release 2008, 56.4% abv

Fruit laden peat, whiff of spice, licorice and tobacco. Sweet bog water, soft campfire smoke and peat, lovely tar notes on the palate.

86
SMWS 35.135 A pure stoater

SMWS 35.135 A pure stoater, 55.9% abv

Floral perfume, vanilla, cinnamon smoke, fruity and white pepper on the nose. Tangy almonds, fruit medley, sweet oak on the palate.

90

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