A decent everyday dram, perfect for any occasion.
Explorer's Club Collection The Spice Road
No age statement
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: A little damp cardboard (not a bad thing) at first then breakfast cereal. Malt loaf, oat biscuits and pears in custard. Ice cream sodas. Also a mossy, leaf mulch note.
Palate: Soft and gentle almost silky. The malt loaf note is here with butter. Apples and melted milk chocolate fruit and nut bars.
Finish: Drying with Pontefract cakes and a hint of peat.
Comment: A decent everyday dram, perfect for any occasion.
Nose: Malty. Muësli. Butterscotch. Some buttery biscuit. And fruit. Pear pie. Some earthy peat in the back.
Palate: Smooth and round. Pleasant velvety feel. A bit weak at mid-palate. Toffee\rapple. Poached pears in a vanilla syrup. Touch of hazelnut.
Finish: Dry, gently spicy. Nutty. Liquorice.
Comment: A well-balanced dram. Enjoyable, just lacks some muscle.
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