I think this could have worked better with some grain thrown in.
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Nose: A thin nose of cheap vanilla ice cream and sweetened whipped cream with hints of lemon drops and candy canes. Some fresh mint and sweet sugar notes. \n
Palate: As thin as the nose with some really bitter notes from the oak. Fresh lime and some coal dust/char appear; with some water it gets sweeter and more bitter.\n
Finish: More bitterness from the oak, like over-brewed tea. \n
Comment: I think this could have worked better with some grain thrown in.
Nose: Fresh and citric with tropical melon, apricot, cream soda and an almost American hop-like note. The fruit becomes fleshy, earthy and manurey.
Palate: Tart, granulated sugar coated citrus and pear. Lightly bubblegummy and mineral. Lacking in oak but that means it stays wonderfully fresh. Water makes it fleshier and more honeyed. \n
Finish: Long, citric and minerally with lingering fruit and a little bittering from the oak.\n
Comment: A lovely, weighty Lowland malt, which reminds me of Littlemill.
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