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Bunnahabhain 12 years old

Bunnahabhain 12 years old, 46.3% abv

Rich sweet grasses with aromas of fruit stewed in sherry. Hints of sugared alpine flowers with hidden absinthe notes behind the sherry. A wonderful dram.

Glenrothes Robur Reserve

Glenrothes Robur Reserve, 40% abv

A Halloween treat. Rich with dry sherry notes and some fruit on the nose. Initial sweet sensation followed by a distinct oakiness and tangy grass. Well balanced. Medium finish.

Forty Creek Port Wood Reserve

Forty Creek Port Wood Reserve, 45% abv

Honeyed raisins, fig compote aromas on the nose. Fiery yet smooth spiciness with mellow richness, toasted almonds and hint of smoke. Very good presence in the mouth. Smooth.

Isle of Jura Superstition

Isle of Jura Superstition, 43% abv

A nice post prandial dram following a roast beef lunch. A mixture of peated and unpeated whiskies resulting in a lightly peated whisky with a touch of smoke and a taste of honey. Pleasanter than I would have expected.

Johnnie Walker Gold Label The Centenary Blend 18 year old

Johnnie Walker Gold Label The Centenary Blend 18 year old, 40% abv

Rich, warm fig compote aromas followed by hint of dry hay on the nose. Floral earthiness with a wee edge on the palate. A good mid afternoon dram.

Laphroaig 18 years old

Laphroaig 18 years old, 48% abv

Sweet peated raspberry smoke with white pepper on the nose. Sweet earthy mouthfeel with lovely lingering smoke on the palate. Well balanced with a wee tang.

Johnnie Walker Green Label 15 years old

Johnnie Walker Green Label 15 years old, 43% abv

Spring heather and grasses with some pleasant but bitter raisins on the nose that moves towards a wee bit of mustiness towards the end. Malty dry mouthfeel. Medium finish.

Bowmore 15 year old Laimrig

Bowmore 15 year old Laimrig, 53.7% abv

Sweet bitter smoke with an earthy edge on the nose. (At 53.7% the wee edge is to be expected.) There is also a hint of iodine wandering in and out. Rich, sweet, earthy tobacco on the palate. Very well balanced. Great depth. An excellent dram.

Compass Box - Oak Cross

Compass Box - Oak Cross, 43% abv

Fresh, lively and rich fruitiness greets the nose followed by notes of banana and sherry candies. Well balanced with good presence. Light yet full mouthfeel with a pleasant wee bitter finish. Good V4$.

Wasmund's Single Malt

Wasmund's Single Malt, 48% abv

Apple blossoms and freshly cut green sappling with medicinal/iodine overtones. Starts off quite thin, but fuller and more complex as it passes over the tongue with a velvety and slightly oily feel. Sharp, fruity taste battles with a sweet, caramel taste.