Whisky Review: Three Rivers Tokyo x The Whisky Agency Auchentoshan Aged 21 Years

Style: Delicate Fruits and Floral Nose: Spearmint and white flower bouquet powdered up by icing sugar. Caramel snaps, more green herbs. A light touch of hibiscus flowers, orange liquor, throwing in some dry chocolate nuts and chilli spice. Palate: Delicate with positive floral notes, delicious orange chocolate and while white flower nectar flowing onto the…

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First Impression: SMWS G8.7 Cambus “Caribbean Banana Fritters”

[59.7%・27 Years Old・Distilled in 1989・SMWS Bottling・Single Cask Release of 240 Bottles] Nose: Wood vanish up front, beneath the top layer of grain spirit lies the banana toffee.  The grain is aggressive with a curious dose of tiger balm.  In time, the buttery note and orange peels reveal themselves. Palate & Finish: A masculine delivery of…

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Whisky Review: Glenkinchie 12 Year Old

  Style: Light and Crisp Fruits Nose:  A layer of crisp citrus lemon, apples and juniper berries on the first whiff. Vanilla and malt follows closely. Sharpened spice with a nice focus. Slightly fatter oils hide down at the deep. Hints of cucumbers on the tail. Palate: Light barley delivery on the palate. Fresh lemon…

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First Impression: Rosebank Cask No. 2112

[46.0%・18 Years Old・Distilled in 1991・Bottled in 2009・Gordon and MacPhail Bottling・Cask No. 2112・Single Cask Release] Nose: Ahhh, this is a fruit bomb, very jammy and absolutely gorgeous.  Caramel and fruit bouquet intertwining together to present a clean landscape, the subtle oak influence elevates the nose with the hint of charred oak going really well with the…

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First Impression: Glenkinchie 24 Years Old

[57.2%・Distilled in 1991・24 Years Old・Bottled in 2016・Official Bottling・Limited Edition] Nose: A shy nose that embarks with notes of pine wood, wild flowers and honeyed granola. Buttery waffles to follow with a spray of lime vapours and rounded off with grilled pineapple slices once it has been given ample time to open up. Palate & Finish:…

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Whisky Review: Cadenhead Small Batch Littlemill Aged 22 Years

Tasting Notes: Cadenhead Small Batch Littlemill Aged 22 Years ☆ [Recommended] Style: Earthy and Herbal Nose: Cotton candy with caramelized pop corns sprinkled on top, sweetness condensed up front. Firing spice sliced in with a hint of stewed onions, parsley, beetroot and chilli. Fresh and a bit of earthy. Not often you come across such…

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Whisky Review: Rosebank Aged 21 Years 

Tasting Notes: Rosebank Aged 21 Years ☆ [Recommended] Nose: Sweet apple frangipane tart surrounded by cloves and ginger at the nose. Strong bite of orange peel with pencil shavings brings out an extra floral touch of the dram. Very very powerful aroma, complex and enjoyable once you take a moment and cut through the strength. Palate:…

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