Dram Review: The Grove Small Batch Corn Whiskey Mash Maple Syrup Infused

[40.0%・NAS・Bottled Circa 2014-2017・Official Bottling・Batch Release] Nose: Sweet syrupy nose, wee plums and fresh pasture. The corn sweetness and the white spirit have been hidden under the cover. It’s as if one has opened a fresh jar of maple syrup and just poured it all over the spirit characters. Palate & Finish: Sweet and acidic, green…

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Dram Review: The Grove American Style Spirit Distiller’s Cut Cask DC014 Release 2

[55.0%・NAS・Bottled in 2015・Official Bottling・Cask No. DC014・Single Cask Release of 200 Bottles] Nose: Meat broth and leather seasoned with brown sugar. Cream powder, lavender flavoured car fragrance and blackcurrants jam. The spirit is so young I’d be surprised if it is barely legal. Palate & Finish: Blackcurrants and ginger with a whole lot of spiciness and…

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Dram Review: The Grove Single Grain Single Malt Cask 3

[50.0%・NAS・Bottled Circa 2014-2017・ Official Bottling・Single Cask Release of 86 Bottles] Nose: Heavy on the butyric acid to begin, teriyaki beef jerky, prawn broth, paw paw, green papaya salad.  Incredibly though, beneath the elaborated display of distillery identity, it’s still quite new make-y with a soured barley note. Palate & Finish: Green and spicy, very young…

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