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Macleod's 8 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Macleod's 8 Years Old

Brand
Macleod's
Expression
8 Years Old
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
8 years old
Abv
40.00%
Produced at
Ian Macleod & Co Ltd
Region
Islay
Website
www.ianmacleod.com
Availability
Worldwide

Dave Broom

77
Nose
Ludicrous colour.Big wood.Fruit cake, marzipan,candied peel and baked fruits.OTT.
Palate
Big and ripe.Lacquer,rustic. Woodsmoke lingering.All very upfront and showy.
Finish
Long,slick.
Comment
An unreconstructed alpha male.

Dominic Roskrow

82
Nose
Meaty,burned paper,tinned apricots, oily smoke.
Palate
Lots going on here. Intense,untamed peat,burnt fish skin,dark cherry liqueur.
Finish
Big and intense,with lots of smoke and spice.
Comment
Why have a korma when vindaloo is on the menu?
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