Macleod's

Islay Single Malt, 8 Years Old

ABV 40%
REVIEWED Issue 70
Specifications
Brand: Macleod's
Expression: Islay Single Malt, 8 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 8 years old
ABV: 40%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Taster   Dominic Roskrow
Nose: Meaty,burned paper,tinned apricots, oily smoke.
Palate: Lots going on here. Intense,untamed peat,burnt fish skin,dark cherry liqueur.
Finish: Big and intense,with lots of smoke and spice.
Comment: Why have a korma when vindaloo is on the menu?
8.2
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Ludicrous colour.Big wood.Fruit cake, marzipan,candied peel and baked fruits.OTT.
Palate: Big and ripe.Lacquer,rustic. Woodsmoke lingering.All very upfront and showy.
Finish: Long,slick.
Comment: An unreconstructed alpha male.
7.7
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