No write up for this one, just a video review of the bottle of Cragganmore I picked up after my tour there last summer. Lovely spot, and definitely a wonderful tour experience, but I’m not sure that the Distiller’s Edition itself is at the same level.
Read More Whisky Musings #7 – Cragganmore Distiller’s Edition (12 Year Old)
In this review we discuss Benromach 10, a very reasonably priced entry level scotch from the Speyside region. Benromach 10 (Speyside) – 43% ABV – $59.15 (LCBO) Colour: Chestnut Nose: Earthy: Toasted almonds, tobacco, fresh leather. Hints of raisin, cinnamon spice and smoke. Palate: Earthy notes still pervade. Almonds and shoe leather on the approach, […]
Read More Whisky Musings #6 – Benromach 10
Milestone episode #5! Hurray! For this one I wanted to do something a little more unusual and obscure, and to that end let’s look a bottle from Cadenhead’s independent bottlers in Edinburgh, Scotland: Blair Athol 19 Year (Cadenhead’s Small Batch)(Highlands) – 54.5% ABV Colour: Pinot Grigio Nose: Dry, grassy, hay. Subdued fruit notes follow: […]
Read More Whisky Musings #5 – Blair Athol 19 (Cadenhead Small Batch)
This installment takes us to the Speyside region, and the relatively under-appreciated distillery of Aultmore. Enjoy! Colour: Pale Straw Nose: Like a Hawaiian vacation in a glass… Heavy tropical fruits. Citrus, pineapple and banana immediately. Light vanilla and oakiness follow underneath. Palate: Sweet, but not dessert-malt level. The tropical fruit is still predominant, but […]
Read More Whisky Musings #4 – Aultmore 12
The third Green Malt whisky review takes us to the west coast of Scotland with the highland malt Oban 14. Enjoy!
Read More Whisky Musings #3 – Oban 14 Year Old
The Green Malt… A malt that’s only just begun to germinate, just begun its journey to fermentation. I kinda liked the imagery and comparison to how I feel about my own adventures in the wide world of whisky. I’m not that far removed from pouring bar rail schlock over ice and actually hoping not to […]
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