A very rich nose is slightly let down in the palate. On the whole, it's respectable enough.
18 Years Old
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Some tart red fruits hover above a buttery, chocolate croissant base. Pleasant malt notes.
Palate: Sweet (green apples?) and fiery at first. Some buttery notes. Warm fruit scones?
Finish: On the short side, with a memory of well done toast.
Comment: A very rich nose is slightly let down in the palate. On the whole, it's respectable enough.
Nose: Savlon, pizza dough and red apples. Spray-can paint.
Palate: Astringent, then dry. Burnt pork.
Finish: That lingering burnt meat and a balsa woodiness.
Comment: I couldn't get past that taste of overfried bacon. This is a great malt distillery, and one of my favourites, so I am a little disappointed.
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