More weight is needed in the spirit.
12 Years Old, Peated Malt Finishing
Standard (Distillery or blended)
Nose: Light and quite attractive, with a touch of smoke. Toasty (wholemeal bread) caramel, barley sugar, American cream soda.
Palate: A strange smoky perfume like burning orange tea. Light and gentle, but thin.
Comment: More weight is needed in the spirit.
Nose: Light smoke, as though from a nearby lone chimney. Just a hint on the breeze.
Palate: Creamy. Custard. Marshmallow. Toasted coconut.
Comment: The peat is so light that it is barely perceptible in the nose and palate, but it's dryness creates a contrast that lifts the sweeter notes.
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