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.
Bunnahabhain 5 Years Old, Staoisha, Artisit Collective

Bunnahabhain 5 Years Old, Staoisha, Artisit Collective, 61.2% abv

Fruit, peat, mild woody spices and sherry on the nose. Dry sherry mouthfeel. Rich peat, thick sherry notes, heavy, dry spices then light sweet fruit on the palate. Medium dry fruit and sherry finish.

84
Caol Ila 2009 9 Years Old, Artisit Collective

Caol Ila 2009 9 Years Old, Artisit Collective, 57.2% abv

Peat, soot, lemons, ashes, orange creosote on the nose. Rich luscious lemon peat mouthfeel. Round, soft, sweet earthy peat then lemon custard on the palate. Long peaty creamy citrus finish.

88
Glendronach Cask Strength Batch 7

Glendronach Cask Strength Batch 7, 57.9% abv

Spices, almonds, fruit, cinnamon, toffee and sherry on the nose. Lovely rich sweet spicy mouthfeel. Coffee, cocoa, fruit and lovely sherry notes on the palate. Luscious soft yet intense sherry on a medium long finish.

88
Miltonduff 1983 34 Years Old, A.D. Rattray

Miltonduff 1983 34 Years Old, A.D. Rattray, 47.3% abv

Sweet barnyard aromas, floral, mild nuttiness then banana and red fruit on the nose. Thin, floral spiciness mouthfeel. Tingling ripe fruit dominates with light spice notes on the palate. Simple rich fruity medium finish.

79

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