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22 Nov 2014
Notes from the November tasting

November Whisky Tasting Line-up

Old Pulteney 17

Bottle

  • Age: 17
  • Alcohol: 46%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma Sweet plum, chestnuts

    Taste Oatmeal with brown sugar, overly sweet, vanilla, butterscotch

    Finish lingering sweet, cinnimon flavour


Dalwhinnie 15

Bottle

  • Age: 15
  • Alcohol: 43%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma Lemon, grass, citrus

    Taste pineapple, cherrywood, tart, brown sugar

    Finish Vanilla, hay


Edradour 10

Bottle

  • Age: 10
  • Alcohol: 40%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma Sherry, cherry, almonds

    Taste short flavor, chili, sour

    Finish builds to a rich vanilla, chili powder


Tullibardine 20

Bottle

  • Age: 20
  • Alcohol: 43%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma peanut brittle, brown sugar

    Taste red grapes, wheat, green apple

    Finish buttery, rich without strong flavour


Oban 14

Bottle

  • Age: 14
  • Alcohol: 43%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma Old book pages, christmas oranges soaked in lemon

    Taste christmas oranges soaked in medicine, oily, mild spice

    Finish Turning into sweet, oils, almost burnt toast


Dalmore Cigar Malt

Bottle

  • Age: No age statement
  • Alcohol: 44%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma Wood floor (of a cabin), leather, roasted marshmallow, caramel corn

    Taste cherries, roses, pit fruit, too sweet maple, burnt caramel

    Finish leading into sour, gently escaping smoke, the unwelcome touch of a master distiller


Aberfeldy 12

Bottle

  • Age: 12
  • Alcohol: 40%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma Peaches, Caramel, cereal, hints of smoke

    Taste light smoke, chocolate orange

    Finish subtly declines


Loch Lomond Peated Single Malt (Green Label)

Bottle

  • Age: No age statement
  • Alcohol: 46%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma smoke, almonds, earthy, rotting moss, dried ferns

    Taste the bogg or dispair, takes a long time to develop into smoke, kilts and figs, boggy rum

    Finish smoked peat, slightly less dried ferns


Til next time,
The Whisky Oriented Development team at 11:30

Whisky Oriented Development

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