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Aultmore 1997 Connoisseur's Choice

Aultmore 1997 Connoisseur's Choice, 40% abv

Apples and spices greet the nose with undertones of shortbread cookies. Spices and herbs with a whiff of smoke on the palate. Medium finish.

80
Benromach 10 years old

Benromach 10 years old, 43% abv

Surprised by the amount of smoke and peat on the nose - more prominent than I expected. Pepper and campfire notes on the palate - some maltiness as well. Nice light finish.

79
Auchentoshan Valinch 2011

Auchentoshan Valinch 2011, 57.7% abv

Light and fruity with aromas of sweet oranges. The lightness was surprising given the 57.7% abv. Round and oily in the mouth with sweet fruit dominating. There was a hint of some grass on a dry finish. Very well balanced.

83
Benromach 28 Years Old Port Wood Finish

Benromach 28 Years Old Port Wood Finish, 45% abv

Rich port and rum notes as well as Christmas pudding aromas on the nose. Tremendous balance, powerful and yet smooth mouthfeel. Absinthe with dry grasses lead to a long finish.

89
Battle of the Glen 15 Years Old

Battle of the Glen 15 Years Old, 43% abv

Light honey aromas with floral and spice notes on the nose. hint of a marachino cherry on the palate. Medium long finish.

84
Glen Grant 22 years old Duncan Taylor 1987

Glen Grant 22 years old Duncan Taylor 1987, 57% abv

Toasted sesame and poppy seeds followed by a rich almond sensation on the nose. The mouthfeel is rich oily and simply stated NUTTY. Lovely long finish.

88
Laphroaig 30 years old Bottled November 1997

Laphroaig 30 years old Bottled November 1997, 43% abv

Nectar of the gods - it is that simple. Light smoke on the nose - soft and gentle, almost caressing. Gentle with a hint of peated toast on the palate. Lovely light smoke and peat finish.

94
The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old

The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old, 43% abv

Rich with soft spices on the nose. Dominant sensation on the palate is a gentle bouquet of flowwers. Very well balanced with a hint of soft grasses on a medium finish.

86
Crown Royal

Crown Royal, 40% abv

71
Canadian Club Sherry Cask

Canadian Club Sherry Cask, 41.3% abv

Rich, light sherry on the nose followed by lots of spices on the palate. There was also some pepper in the mouthfeel. Finish was soft and spicy.

80