Whisky Review: Bruichladdich Redder Still 1984

Style: Sweet and Elegant Nose: Ruby pomegranate cascades over melted vanilla ice-cream on the nose. A touch of copper followed by feisty mints piercing through glistening but delicate tropical fruits. The core sits unusually deep inside, coconut sago pudding accompanies the soft chocolate malt. Palate: Deep, resonating ruby fruits residing nicely on the palate. Redcurrants,…

Read More

Whisky Review: Octomore Edition 07.2

Style: Smoky and Peaty Nose: Started with an intriguing mix of aroma – French dessert wine, vanilla milk, herbal peat, smoke, damp forest wood, spice and raspberries. Scent swirled and entwined together in a rather gentle fashion. Spice a bit sharp fresh from the pour, but it significantly opened up after 15 minutes of breathing.…

Read More

Whisky Review: Bruichladdich Bere Barley 2009

Style: Floral and Fruity Nose: Bank of yellow flowers wavering with the fragrance of stewed tropical fruits. Bright aroma but also slightly tight. Dry black peppercorns, a faint touch of brine. White oak coated with vanilla beans praline. Feeling a bit of density on the nose, a pretty floral-fruit scent. Palate: The bright mood continues…

Read More