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16 Mar 2015
Notes from the February tasting

February Whisky Tasting Line-up

Speyburn 10

Bottle

  • Age: 10
  • Alcohol: 40%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma Grass clippings, lime jollyranger, marmalaide

    Taste Lime jollyranger, summer field, very bright

    Finish tart, overly sweet, candyish


Balvenie 15 Year Single Barrel

Bottle

  • Age: 15
  • Alcohol: 47.8%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma maple syrup, citrus, green apple, lone maple tree growing in an apple orchard

    Taste green apple that ripens in your mouth baked into cinnamon apple pie, citrus, lemon

    Finish buttery


Macallan 1824 Amber

Bottle

  • Age: No age statement
  • Alcohol: 40%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma burnt orange, citrus, redwood/woody, sauna

    Taste brown sugar, cloves/olives

    Finish orange


Glenrothes Alba R Speyside

Bottle

  • Age: No age statement
  • Alcohol: 40%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma honey, lemon pledge

    Taste honey at the bottom of your tea, lemon

    Finish honey suckle, lingering sweet


Benromach 10 Year

Bottle

  • Age: 10
  • Alcohol: 43%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma grass fields, grains, leather (tackle room on a trailer), cereal

    Taste burnt, leathery, barbequed fish

    Finish mellows off disappointingly


Cardhu 12 Year

Bottle

  • Age: 12
  • Alcohol: 40%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma subtle sweet, mulch, leather from the long sought after orange cow, fall leaves, earthy

    Taste carmelized sugar, thick, rich

    Finish pepper


Aberlour A’bunadh

Bottle

  • Age: No age statement
  • Alcohol: 60.1%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma burnt orange, leather, ginger

    Taste carmelized ginger

    Finish mellows


Glendronach Parliament 21 Year

Bottle

  • Age: 21
  • Alcohol: 48%
  • Tasting Notes Aroma ripe orange, wofts of lemon, toffee, banana, cereal

    Taste cereal, brown sugar, banana

    Finish nutty banana bread, prosciutto


Til next time,
The Whisky Oriented Development team at 20:37

Whisky Oriented Development

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