I would say it is perhaps a little cautious and could do with a little more character development.
Small Batch Blend
No age statement
Republic of Ireland
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Toffee apples, followed by hard-boiled apple-flavoured sweets. There’s a hint of solvent before a rush of homemade vanilla custard and freshly sanded pine shelves.
Palate: Quite a light mouthfeel, more of the vanilla custard but it’s warming with a hint of spice. Thick almond slices covered by baked apples and a dusting of light brown sugar.
Finish: Medium to short, with hints of almond and a little leafy greenery.
Comment: I would say it is perhaps a little cautious and could do with a little more character development.
Nose: Intense vanilla, pear drop and green apple. Werther’s Originals and dried coconut. Some subtle toffee popcorn aromas and a little white grape. A touch of lemon zest and some lovely wood spice notes of clove and cinnamon.
Palate: Delicate and sweet. Lots more vanilla and icing sugar, more green apple.
Finish: Short and sweet. Yet more green apple and some hints of leafy greens too.
Comment: Easy-going, simple stuff.
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