Feinty

A category that has a wide ranging spectrum of aromas, some which can indicate the whisky might be young (the smell of wet dog or damp wool can sometimes be an indicator of this too), or something is off in the distillation process, through to warming, comforting aromas of honey and leather bound books.

Honey

Clover honey, pouring honey, heather honey, mead, beeswax, polish

Leathery

Leather upholstery, libraries, new cowhide, mealy, digestive biscuits

Tobacco

Dried tea, tea pots, fresh tobacco, green tobacco, tobacco-ash

Sweaty

Buttermilk, cheese, yeast, sickly, old gym shoes, shoe polish

Plastic

Plastic mac, plastic bucket, plastic rope, oilskin, scorched plastic