whisky scores

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.
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Benromach 10 years old

Benromach 10 years old, 43% abv

Caramel smoke, stewed fruit and cedar aromas on the nose. Light peat, caramel, sweet fruit and brown sugar on the palate.

80
The Irishman Founders Reserve

The Irishman Founders Reserve, 40% abv

Honey almonds and caramel on the nose. Smooth, sweet then floral endives on the palate. Dry mild spicy finish.

77
Garnheath 1986 28 Year Old Single Grain

Garnheath 1986 28 Year Old Single Grain, 48.5% abv

Sweet cereal, fruit, caramel, vanilla and red apples on the nose. Creamy, soft cherries, feisty candy on the palate. Amazing nose, simple palate.

80
Shelter Point, Sons of Scotland Cask

Shelter Point, Sons of Scotland Cask, 46% abv

Light, floral varnish and spices on the nose. Dry melons, floral, marzipan, fruit and spicy perfume on the nose. Tangy floral finish. Young.

75

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