Berrys' Own Selection
Islay Reserve Blended Malt
No age statement
Nose: Very, very pale with plenty smoke, rapeseed oil. Hot sand. Delicate\rand sweet.
Palate: Lemon grass and smoke with a nodule of dessert apple like sweetness then begins to dry. Has decent impact in the centre. Balanced and restrained.
Finish: Hot and peppery, then flour.
Comment: Perfectly acceptable.
Nose: Briny. Smoky, even sooty. Creosote. Cold ashes. Wet sand and pebbles. A\rtouch of bog myrtle. Haddock.
Palate: Satin-like, with a solid combination of sweet maltiness and smoked fish. Hint of dark chocolate, reflecting a slight bitterness. Fizzy at start but soothing on soft spices.
Finish: Very dry and sooty. With a licoriced come back.
Comment: A straightforward mariner which retains a pleasant freshness. You have\rgot to like sooty whiskies.
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