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.
Glenfarclas Family Casks 1990

Glenfarclas Family Casks 1990, 51.9% abv

Sherry, almonds, dry Christmas cake, raisins, fresh, soft spices on the nose. Sherry syrup and spices mouthfeel. Tropical fruit, sherry soaked banana bread, caramel varnish, sweet cinnamon and nutmeg on the palate. Dry fruit and sherry on a medium long finish.

87
Glenfarclas Family Casks 1989

Glenfarclas Family Casks 1989, 51.9% abv

Sherry, dried dark fruit, dates, plums, malty, dusty tropical varnish on the nose. Tangy sweet sherry mouthfeel. Raisins, tropical fruit, dry soft sherry and light spices on the palate. Dry zesty medium finish.

86
Kilchoman Machir Bay Cask Strength Meet The Peat Tour 2019

Kilchoman Machir Bay Cask Strength Meet The Peat Tour 2019, 58.6% abv

Rich floral peat, dried fruit, caramel vanilla custard, pears, brown sugar on the nose. Soft zesty mouthfeel. Luscious fruit, wholesome peat, vanilla bean, tangy floral honey, sweet lemons, white pepper, salt and licorice on the palate. Long finish.

89
Kilchoman 5 Years Old, Sherry Cask Matured

Kilchoman 5 Years Old, Sherry Cask Matured, 47.3% abv

Vanilla, dry peat, prunes, figs, honey, flowers, malty, hint of sherry on the nose. Soft round mouthfeel. Red fruit, gentle peat, tannins, lovely sherry, caramel, orange zest and brown sugar on the palate. Red berries and mild peat on a medium finish.

87

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