Aberlour A’Bunadh (Batch 50)

Bottle: A dumpy style that hints at antiquity with the wax covered stopper (a nice touch). The labelling tells me the whisky within is produced in the tradition of the 19th century. Not sure what that might mean (did they do NAS whiskies in the 19th century?)… Nose: Wood polish, raisins, molasses sugar and a […]

Glendullan-Glenlivet 19 year old (Cadenhead’s)

Bottle:¬†Standard Cadenhead’s small batch bottling. Nose: Lemon drops, grapefruit, vanilla cream and liquorice. The longer it breathes the more buttery it gets. Nice. Body: Light and silky. Palate: Foam banana sweets, dried apricot and lemon rind and some more vanilla. Creamy. Finish: Long and steady this one with salted lemon, grilled pineapple and the ever […]

Longmorn 24 year old cask #191954 (SMoS)

Bottle: A Single Malts of Scotland bottling that comes with classic styling. The rear label tells me that the range are all vintage selections based on cask quality and character. As I’m already a Longmorn nut, I’m excited! Nose: Gently sweet and a little briny at first then settles into familiar perfumy Longmorn territory. Pear, […]