This was day four of my advent calendar. This one surprised me. I tend to like strong, bold island whiskies, and I find Speysides to be be fine but bland. This one had a strong smell of apples, but wasn’t sweet, and VERY smooth. This is probably the best Speyside I’ve ever had.
I found this to be a very pleasant dram. Day three of my advent calendar. It smelled quite sweet, like carmel, but it didn’t taste all that sweet. I quite enjoyed it, and would buy it again, especially for a new drinker.
This was the second day in my advent calendar. My first impression was that it was a bit harsh, ethanol-y. I believe the correct term is “spicy”, but I didn’t like it.
This is a blended scotch in the style of Islay. I did some reading online and the distributor tends to be considered as a bit of a hack. That said, I found this one to be AMAZING. My whole family thought it smelled like bacon. Much more smoke than peat. This one was part of […]