A couple of very special Springbanks

So it’s new years eve and @cuanbrown is around and we are sitting on a couple of ridiculously unobtanium Springbanks, courtesy of Magnus Fagerstorm in Sweden. We don’t have huge pours of the stuff but will soldier on regardless… Here goes… Springbank 32 year old Bottle: Sample bottle Nose: Honey, old book cases, leather, turpentine. Body: […]

Caermory 15 year old Special Selection

Bottle: Classic. These are limited edition,Tobermory produced, special single cask bottlings, distilled in 1993. Nose: Pine, salted butter, pear. Body: Soft and velvety. Palate: Raspberry jelly, blackcurrant, lemon peel and sour apple ending with a medicinal twist. Finish: Long and warming. The sour, medicinal notes linger and get hotter with some cayenne before it gracefully […]

Strathmill 1995 20 year old Chateau Lafitte Finish (Cadenhead’s)

Bottle: Cadenhead’s authentic collection standard bottling. Nose: Vanilla fudge, rose water, orange juice. Body: Light and syrupy. Palate: Rum punch with strawberry, orange. Fruit salad and brown sugar. A real onslaught of creamy fruit flavours. Finish: Reasonably long with brown sugar, orange peel, clove and cayenne pepper. Neat/Ice/Water: 52.7%. Best neat. Verdict: Quaffable. 20 years old […]