Whisky Review: Limeburners “Directors Cut” M134

Tasting Notes Limeburners “Directors Cut” Barrel M134 ☆☆ Style: Musky and Muscat-Sweet Nose: Sprinkles of chili powder leads the introduction and followed by some adorable creamy beeswax which evolves to honey-coated mochi (Japanese rice cake) and cream brûlée. Subtle, dry raisin notes more apparent when giving it sometime to breathe, generating some appetizing acidity to…

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First Impression: Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013

Mmmmm the nose is satisfyingly rich. Premium leather, dark chocolate brushed with balsamic vinegar sauce. Bright dark fruits poached to a sticky reduction. Wine cured apricots and soft raisins bringing a wee citrus edge. A combination of moist oak and lightly toasted wood chips with a touch of cinnamon spices, rounded by a lovely creaminess.…

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First Impression: Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye

Look, to be quite clear, this entry is not about whether Mr. Murray was right when he crowned the Northern Harvest Rye the best whisky of the year. It’s simply how I felt about this dram.. Sweet honey and maple syrup on the nose, a light dose of drying rye spices. Cinnamon dust, white pepper…

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Whisky Review: The Arran Machrie Moor Cask Strength Edition Batch 2

  Tasting Notes: The Arran Machrie Moor Cask Strength Edition Batch 2 Style: Spicy Sweet and Peaty Nose: A peculiar nose, starts with an attention seeking peat at the front, followed by a mix of sour and sweet notes – vinegar and honey, carbonated drinks at one point, slight creamy and then there is reinforcement…

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