Whisky Review: Signatory Vintage Clynelish 1995 Aged 21 Years (Cask Hand Picked by the Whisky Exchange) #8676

Style: Honey and Spicy Nose: Brown sugar cold-dripping into ice lemon tea, Earl Grey, maybe? Peppermint circling around the delicate honeycomb and candle wax core. White flower looms, while the waxiness overstaying its welcome and imparts some perfume overtone and bitter touches in the middle. Transitioning to assorted dry spices – ginger, nutmeg, chilli flakes,…

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Whisky Review: Douglas Laing Old Particular Clynelish 18 Years Old DL10999

Style: Sweet and Delicate Nose: A lovely mix of white flower honey and jammy apricots on the nose. The delicate floral side has a slight upper hand. Waxy undertone slowly ascends, peppermint spice tightens up the aroma, need time to breath. Lemon tart and sponge cake opens up overtime. Soft and sweet aroma. Palate: Delicate…

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Whisky Review: Clynelish Distillery’s Edition 2012

Style: Honey and Light Sherry Nose: Sherry notes on the drier side, plums and black licorice, followed by a refreshing pour of grape juice. Air-dried barley glimmering with malt syrup, then we have a thicker, pleasant aroma of roasted cornflakes with a hint of saltiness. Palate: Rose petals canon, reinforced sherry influence first touch on the…

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Whisky Review: Berry Bros & Rudd Clynelish 1997 Cask 6867

[55.3%・Distilled in 1997・Bottled in 2013・16 Years Old・Berry Bros & Rudd Bottling・Cask 6867・Single Cask Release] Nose: This one needs some breathing initially but once it sits for a while the old school sherry note surfaces.  Pu’erh tea with an underlying waxiness.  Caramel tart dressed freely with chocolate sauce and caramelized banana mush.  Hint of old dunnage…

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Whisky Review: Silver Seal Whisky is Classical Collection Clynelish “Elisir d’amore” 1993 22 Years Old

Style: Waxy and Spicy Nose: Very fresh and sweet on the first encounter, like a blend of mead and sauternes sweet wine. Pears, green apples and honey slightly masked by chilli shreds and chilli seeds. The core is rather elusive and does not feel like a usual Clynelish. Waxy tone ushered forward with another touch…

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Whisky Review: Signatory Vintage Clynelish 1996 Aged 18 Years (Cask hand picked by The Whisky Exchange)

Style: Light Sherry and Honey Wax Nose:  Strawberry and rhubarb jam pouring over smooth beeswax on the nose. Sweet figs simmering as a steel slate of mineral spices placed beneath. Black peppercorns, chilli growling while back on top we have lovely honey lemon tea flowing. Chocolate malt at the deepest core. Palate: Start from fragrant sweet…

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