McNair's Lum Reek

12 Years Old

ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 161
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Brand: MacNair's
Expression: 12 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Blended Malt
Age: 12 years old
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Bottled by: The GlenAllachie
Issue 161
Tasting notes
Taster   Lyndsey Gray
Nose: Well this one’s all peachy! Peach flesh, Irn Bru bars, treacle toffees and hot vanilla custard. Then undertones of black pudding drizzled in maple syrup and struck matches.
Palate: A soft kiwi skin, cashew milk and clove covered tangerines. Burnt marshmallows, marzipan, honeysuckle and passionfruit coulis drizzled rocky roads underline the smoke.
Finish: Super light in texture and well balanced with tonnes of overripe fruits.
Comment: Washing the smoke out of your hair with fruity shampoo.
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Very gentle with sweetness and dying wood embers, a little light peat which builds slowly in time. Smoked herring in newspaper, cedar soap bars and wrappers. Coconut suntan lotion.
Palate: That smoked fish note comes through lightly, a beech wood smoke edge with smoked sea salt and white pepper spices.
Finish: Swift and drying, but leaning on those smoked notes and a little saline cracker.
Comment: A very gentle Islay example, sedate and restive.
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