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Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Batch 65

Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Batch 65, 47% abv

Apples and swwet caramel on nose; bourbonny sweetness on palate; soft, mellow finish. Very pleasant

Glengoyne 10 years old

Glengoyne 10 years old, 43% abv

Fresh, tangy apples with floral overtones on nose; very smooth with light spices on palate; soft medium finish. Very pleasant easy drinking dram.

Ardmore Traditional Cask

Ardmore Traditional Cask, 46% abv

Light sweet honey with peat notes on nose; dry grass and smoke on palate; dry sweet peaty vanilla finish. A great buy at $45.

Balmenach Deerstalker 18 years old

Balmenach Deerstalker 18 years old, 46% abv

Light apples and floral notes on nose; some spice and bourbon with a whiff of not unpleasant "skunk"; tangy and a bit of cloying malt; medium dry finish.

Edradour 12 years old Caledonia

Edradour 12 years old Caledonia, 46% abv

Fruit, light sherry and oranges on nose; soft citrus notes on palate; light mouthfeel with medium finish

Glen Garioch Founder's Reserve

Glen Garioch Founder's Reserve, 48% abv

Comforting. An initial warming of the tongue which melted to a sftness and lingered nicely. Well balanced with interesting visits along the journey from nose to finish. Gladly take this journey again.

Aberlour 16 years old Double Cask Matured

Aberlour 16 years old Double Cask Matured, 43% abv

Found this a little throaty for a Highland scotch, but I like that. Bit of sweetness and perfume intiially that led to a reasonably complex ride, albeit not a long one, it didn't seem to stay on teh tongue long.

Arran 11 years old Sherry Single Cask 1376

Arran 11 years old Sherry Single Cask 1376, 46% abv

Expected more complexity, so perhaps this single cask falls short of its mark, but I still quite enjoyed it. Light, yet sharp on the tongue that mellowed to a smooth and lingering glow.

Old Pulteney 12 years old

Old Pulteney 12 years old, 40% abv

Pale gold; fruit on nose; smooth, gentle and light on palate; average to short finish.

Auchentoshan QE 2

Auchentoshan QE 2, 48.6% abv

Pale yellow; light and fresh on nose; beautiful creamy texture on palate; well balanced.