Whisky/Whiskey

Whisky/Whiskey

Whiskey Description
Rollercoaster
(Ardbeg)
-light color almost of chardonnay
-faint Islay scent of seawater
-hint of roasted almonds
-burnt caramel all the way down
-long lingering finish
Uigeadail
(Ardbeg)
-color like old sauternes
-flavors are of spicy, smokey, musty, and wet dog
-party on your tongue
-finish burns all the way down
leaves a soft after taste of toffee
Supernova
(Ardbeg)
-nose of turpentine
-spicy on the tongue
-lacking on the finish
-decent balance and color
10 Yr
(Ardbeg)
-trace amounts of smoke and peat moss
-dirty smoke on the tongue
-spicy seaweed finish
-interesting balance
Blasda
(Ardbeg)
-very pale color
-light flavors of ethanol and smoke
-long lingering finish of rubbing alcohol
-perfect introduction to Islay malts
Corryvreckan
(Ardbeg)
-toasted oats on the nose
-decent finish
-fading smoke on the tongue
-not bad for 57% ABV
New Make
(Ardbeg)
-no age
-sweet, almost corn syrup on the nose
-tart sugar on the taste
-not too shabby for 63.7% ABV
Airigh Nam Beist
(Ardbeg)
-roasted marzipan on the nose
-pale straw color
-soft, slightly smoky, finish
Three Wood
(Auchentoshan)
-rich color
-pine and hazelnuts on the nose
-good balance
18 Yr
(Highland Park)
-not great on the price tag
-nice caramel nose
-very light notes of oats and grist
-long finish
Gran Reserva
(The Dalmore)
-sweet nose
-almost like bourbon given the color
-light flavors of nuts and raisins
-small finish
12 Yr
(The Dalmore)
-nice amber color
-soft toffee on the tongue and finish
-very easy drinking
15 Yr
(The Dalmore)
-burnt amber color
-honeyed caramel on the nose
-hints of nut bread
-easy going finish
-great paired with Veal or Lamb
18 Yr
(The Dalmore)
-light caramel color
-raisin and currant on the nose
-soft finish that fades quickly
King Alexander III
(The Isle of Jura)
-burnt turpentine on the nose
-clean tobacco on the finish
-light amber color
-short but fiery finish
10 Yr
(The Isle of Jura)
-strong finish with notes of spicy plums
-great with a bold cigar
16 Yr
(The Isle of Jura)
-burnt turpentine on the nose
-tobacco finish that burns
-light amber color
-short fiery finish
Superstition
(The Isle Jura)
-hints ointment
-side of layered smoke
-very long finish
Prophecy
(The Isle of Jura
-spicy light smoke
-nutty orange peel
-good finish of medicine cabinet
10 Yr
(The Macallan)
-delicate notes of heather and fruit coupled with oak
-easy drinking
-smooth finish
12 Yr
(The Macallan)
-vanilla and honey
-nice fruit forward spice that fades
-slight sherry finish
Select Reserve
(The Glenrothes)
-very smooth speyside malt
-fruity complexity
-soft vanilla and marzipan
Founders’ Reserve
(Glen Garioch)
-honey and root vegetables on the nose
-spicy hints of heather on the finish
1991
(Glen Garioch)
-spicy honey on the nose
-definite caramel and butterscotch
-spicy finish

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