pkt77242 wrote:Kilchoman Summer 2010 Release. Must have been distilled sometime during the 00's.
N: Big coal smoke, lemon, smoked fish, peat and beef jerkey.
P: Starts on lemon that is quickly overrun by the coal smoke, briney fish and beef jerkey.
F: Medium on the lemon, fish and coal smoke. Some salt as well.
pkt77242 wrote:Cadenhead Bladnoch 1989 12yo bottled 2001.
N: Lemon zest, pine, nuts and a little varnish. Fresh green vegetables maybe some zucchini?
P: Similar to the nose. Some lemon zest, pine tree and nuts. Zucchini and a little vanilla.
F: medium on lemon zest and pine with a touch of zucchini.
pkt77242 wrote:Ganga wrote:Lagavulin 12, 2009
Nose: LEMONS, burning oak, buns, vanilla, seaweed
Palate: lemon pie (not meringue), hug bonfire, dried seaweed, pickled herring, brownie mix
Finish: huge and long, dying fire and melted chocolate
Love that whisky.
pkt77242 wrote:Laphroaig 18 L9 141
N: Vanilla, sweet peat, pistachio, baklava, and some smokey briney seaweed.
P: Vanilla, and the sweet peat. Golden raisins, baklava and some briney olives. A little hard oak around the edges. Maybe a touch of Granny Smith apples?
F: Medium long on salted golden raisin and apples with some sweet peat and a vanilla sauce drizzled on it all.
This is growing on me. I don't love it yet but I am now firmly in the enjoying it category.
pkt77242 wrote:Talisker 18yo bottled in 2009
N: black pepper, salt, hints of chili pepper, smoke, and some fruit (melon and banana).
P: Salted melon, chili pepper, roasted meats, with some flambeed banana and a light sprinkling of black pepper.
F: Medium length starting on salted melon and chili pepper. The black pepper keeps building in the background before taking over at the very end. Some polished oak and white fruits (peaches maybe?).
Nice complexity and has a nice spiciness to it.
Ganga wrote:Suntory Shinanoya
Gota Corta Cask
Distilled: 1999 so bottled 2008 or 09
Nose: cinnamon, cherries jubilee, pecan pie
Palate: bing cherries, cinnamon, bread notes, plum wine
Finish: big, cherry pie
Arran Lepanto PX
Nose: Vanilla, pepper, lemon peel shavings
Palate: huge black pepper hit, vanilla, butterscotch
Finish: start big but fades quickly, peppery sweetness.