Answers the question: why single malts?
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Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Sickly sweet, meek, and a bit too metallic and old holding tank-like to my liking: mildly heathery. The few scents pass by so fleetingly it's difficult to pin them down. Generally nondescript.
Palate: Flavours of sweet malt, sweet corn greet the taste buds at palate entry. The mid-palate stage, in a fit of overcompensation, displays lumpily sweet tastes of sugary grain.
Finish: The sweet-o-rama continues in the overblown, medium long aftertaste.
Comment: Answers the question: why single malts?
Nose: New leather upholstery. Polished oak. Beeswax. Hint of pine.
Palate: Firm body. Fresh, crisp, toast. Very spicy. Ginger-dusted melon.
Finish: Vanilla. Oak. Slightly piney again. Resiny.
Comment: Decisive, cleansing and refreshing. A civilised apéritif before oysters Rockefeller and a New York strip steak.
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