93.37 was distilled in March of 1992, aged for seventeen years in a refill bourbon barrel, and bottled at a whopping 64.3% Alc. It cost $120 at release.
Colour: Very pale straw
Nose: Smoked vanilla fruits, rocky seashore at low tide, hints of lemon zest and pepper.
Palate: Sweet peat, vanilla, a seafood platter garnished with pears and stewed apples, savoury spices, pepper.
The new expression of the Speyside malt has already enjoyed a successful The whisky is bottled at 48% abv following ageing in sherry and bourbon casks.
Nose: gunpowder all over the place at first nosing, then roasted chestnuts and coffee. Goes on with Corinthian raisins and coffee as well as whiffs of pencil shavings and bacon, with a growing smokiness (wood and coal but not peat).
A whisky distillery which was closed for more than two decades has made its first profit three years after re-opening. The Glenglassaugh Distillery, near Portsoy in Aberdeenshire, has reported a turnover of £1m and a profit of £100,000 in 2011.
“Soft light at sunset” How can you possibly taste sunlight? It seems the SMWS tasting panel has cracked it. On the undiluted nose there is some good sherry notes with pine & pot-pourri notes and just a little closed however a little hand warming brings out some meatiness.
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Blair Athol is a distillery in the central Highlands of Scotland. It is located in the town of Pitlochry and is one of the oldest Scottish distilleries that remain in operation - it was founded in 1798 by John Stewart and Robert Robertson.
Honey, mixed sweets, cloves, hints of smoked ham and a whiff of smoke becoming stronger with time. Gentle peat, honey, tinned fruit cocktail, vanilla, hints of ginger and nutmeg.
Caol Ila is a distillery on the famous whisky island of Islay. It is the largest distillery on the island with an annual production capacity of 3.5 million litres but despite this, is one of the least known. The main reason is that the majority of the stock goes to the Johnnie Walker blended whisky range, which is produced by the current owners, Diageo.
William Grant & Sons are to release the cask finished expressions of their signature Grant's blended whisky in the Australian market, reports gourmantic.com.
SPAR UK has announced a revamp of its Blended Scotch Whisky range, following similar moves for its Gin and Vodka lines. The redesign will also help make the range compliant with the new guidelines for labelling under recent Scottish Whisky legislation changes.
We're barely 2 weeks into Christmas and bang! the first big contender for 2012 arrives at our door.
Signatory have a good reputation of producing some fine single cask independent bottlings and this is no exception. Bottled in the Signatory Vintage line, the extremely heavy glass bottle in the grey oval tin version, once you’ve drunk it you can always cause someone serious injury buy hitting them with it!
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These he drops into a tumbler and pours over whisky â a dramatic, uniquely Japanese way of drinking the spirit. And while it works well with Scottish single
We have split our choices in to two parts. In this second part we cover our Top 5, including our 'Whisky of the Year', plus a short list of some excellent whiskies that didn't quite make the final cut for one reason or another.
Some surprising fresh lime notes get this off to a very fruity start. In comes the peat, gentle at first, but building with each sniff, delivering a full bodied sooty/burnt bonfire style peat the further you get in.
One of the stars of this year's edition of Whisky Live Toronto, the 1988 Vintage delivers everything I have come to expect from Tullibardine and more.
Rarely has a blend caused as much excitement as this one, but with good reason. This is also known as the Shackleton whisky, and is a recreation of the whisky abandoned in the Antarctic by explorer Ernest Shackleton more than 100 years ago.
Exclusively bottled for Trader Joe’s, ‘rare aged scotch whisky’ and ‘matured in oak casks’. On the nose there are hints of marzipan; ‘green’ notes (think green peas and uncooked raw grains) and some warm sugar or caramel.
"Karuizawa Vintage 1998 12YO #347. 64.2 percent alcohol."
Nose: Blood oranges, lemon, dates, oats, sherry, dry oak, grapefruit, mustard.
The 35 Year Old Rare Classic Cask Whisky immediately invites the question: How on earth did they fit a cherry ice cream sundae served in a mahogany bowl agleam with Kiwi shoe polish into my glass?
Very, very pale yellow. Nose is smoke/charcoal and seaweed, touch of the marine aromas.
Morrison Bowmore Distillers (MBD), one of the major names in Scotch Whisky, announces the appointment of Campari America (formerly Skyy Spirits) as the exclusive U.S. importer and distributor for MBD’s top-selling McClelland’s® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, effective June 1, 2012.