Dram Review: Antique Lions of Spirits Mannochmore Aged 28 Years

[47.9%・28 Years Old・Distilled in 1988・Bottled in 2016・Joint Bottling of Jens Drewitz, Max Righi (Whisky Antique) and Diego Sandrin (Lion’s Whisky)・Single Cask Release of 267 Bottles] Nose: Warm salted caramel poured on creamy vanilla ice cream.  Pears, stone fruits, rice paper and toasted nuts. Incense wood in blended with shades of dried flowers in the background.…

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Whisky Review: Mannochmore The Manager’s Dram 1997

Style: Ultra Sweet and Spicy Nose: A heavy breath of chilli spice followed by full-bodied aromatic sweetness. Parma violet, slightly soapy, vanilla sugar and malt syrup. Boldly sweet. Nose-burning, eye-watering peppermint spice assaulting your senses. A curious mineral flick, honey dripping onto oak staves towards the end. Palate: Massive sweetness smashes in with tremendous force, spirit…

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Dram Review: SMWS 64.55 Mannochmore “A Sultry Soirée”

[55.8%・24 Years Old・Distilled in 1990・Bottled in 2014・SMWS Bottling・Single Cask Release of 173 Bottles] Nose: A savoury barbecued meat note on the nose with a slight hint of anise sharpness. Waxy with thick doses of honey, toasted vanilla cream and white chocolate sauce. Cinnamon and caramel notes intertwined within. Some fruity notes in there as well…

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