Highland Park 2003 14 year old (Whisky Broker)

Bottle: Shorter/squatter style bottle with a hard shoulder. Whisky Broker independent bottling. Nose: Honey, beeswax, dry seaweed and scorched rubber. Body: Velvety and waxy. Medium. Palate: Butterscotch, smoke and menthol in that order. The menthol in particular is a big hit at the end. Finish:  Menthol has moved in and it is not leaving. Medium […]

Aberlour 16

Bottle: Standard Aberlour dumpy style bottle Nose: Orange juice, acetone and faint clove. Body: Lighter side of medium and a little waxy. Palate: Orange pulp inc. pith, black pepper and light herbal notes at the end. Finish:  Salty, mixed citrus with decent length. A little flat in the end. Neat/Ice/Water: 40%. Neat. Verdict: Quaffable. It’s […]