mikeymad wrote:It is like when I have sherry and wine, I don't say, yep, tastes like Sherry, tastes like wine....
Matt Page wrote:Good point Treacle about being drier. I've just had a sip of my other older ones and they all have a dryness to them. Wood influence = Dryness and loss of sweetness ?? Where are the chemists when you need them
Did you find the Lochside sample dry?
spirity nosewith a hint of playdoh,hazelnut,cinnamon,vanilla and a hint of acetone?|
Marzipan,ginger bursts in,fizzy ;then sugared almonds,then bitter almond
Bitter finish,drying,bitter marmalade and hint of dark cocolate
Found it astringent/bitter on first taste, but have warmed to it on 5th tasting!I need to keep re visiting this I think
30 Years Old
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TreacleSponge wrote: And there was something dusty about it, like a rack of old suits in an attic or a barn of straw bales.
Dram fine idea wrote:Hi folks
I'll pop in later tonight - so far I've enjoyed the comments posted
arkle wrote:Willie, you mention 'oily',what is that? is it a mouth feel or a taste?,cos often people refer to Caol Ila as oily and Im not sure what they mean.
Willie JJ wrote:Sherried Malt wrote:Have been reading the posts during work. Lucky my computer monitor is facing away from the office door...
I just keep my office door locked.
Ganga wrote:Ras Mazunga wrote:The spider diagram on the Macallan site is peaking on spicey, dried fruits and vanilla. Nice to see that someone else also tastes vanilla.
I keep picking up the walnuts... Johnny Guitar where are you when we need you?
Raisins, later more an old building smell. Coffee, chocolate, mocca, tea after some time you get the whole spectrum. Now tobacco,... figs. I have to stop nobody will believe this.
Comment: If you see the 58.8% CS 10yo buy it!
If recollection serves me, there are at least two 58.8 CS released to the US. One in the older style and one in the newer style. I think they were release 4/5 years apart.