Nice, could do with being a touch more mellow to score higher.
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Nose: Pineapple which has been griddled and placed on top of a milk rum punch. There is barley water too and hints of toasted coconut and vanilla.
Palate: It takes a while to settle down, and as it does it brings out big copper tones, bloody orange pith, cardamom and fennel. The alcohol gives this some fire, too.\n
Finish: Lingering spice of fennel and clove give this almost a Scandinavian feel.
Comment: Nice, could do with being a touch more mellow to score higher.
Nose: Edgy and slightly industrial with hard barley and hints of wine gums, burnt caramel, honey and coffee.
Palate: Industrial, hard barley with hints of honey and homogenous sweet fruit, although there isn’t enough sweetness to offset the industrial character. Lightly coffeed and oily middle. \n
Finish: Medium length with lingering industrial notes and a touch of spice.\n
Comment: As readers will know, this is not a style of whisky that I warm to.
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