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Armorik Single Malt Whisky Breton Double Maturation Tasting notes and reviews

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Armorik Single Malt Whisky Breton Double Maturation

Armorik Single Malt
Whisky Breton Double Maturation
French Whisky ~ Single Malt
Produced at
Armorik Ltd
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Chris Goodrum

Gently phenolic with dense apricot and barley. Faintly briny with lightly oiled orange and earthy peat. In time a crunchy granulated sugar note appears as the peat slinks off!
Opens with lightly oiled satsuma and pretty astringent herbal notes. Sweet barley and light vanilla try to balance. Intense, mouth-watering middle with a light peat intimation.
Reasonable length with a gritty peat smoke and light tannin finish. Tart citrus and green apple after-taste.
A pleasant enough dram. I could have done with a little more intensity.

Joel Harrison

Hot apple pie wafts up, vanilla custard and cherry drops. A hint of liquorice adds depth while a drizzle of Golden Syrup helps maintain an oily, yet sweet structure.
Madagascan vanilla and thyme develop into robust oaky flavours. More apple juice. Water melon comes through for a burst of freshness, seems a matured whisky.
Unctuous, water melon lasting longest, dusted cinnamon on top.
This whisky was pulled at the right time; it won't see another World Cup in cask. On the podium, but not quite punchy enough to take gold.
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  • Tel : +33 67 68 97 78 78

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