The John Milroy Selection Staoisha 3yr Review | Whiskey Raiders
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The John Milroy Selection Staoisha 3yr

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  • Distiller:

    Bunnahabhain

  • Bottler:

    Berry Bros. & Rudd

  • ABV:

    56%

  • Age:

    3 Years

  • Raided Score: 87
  • Publication: WhiskyCast
  • Excerpt: Water tames this beast a bit, but think of it as a modern-day example of what young Islay malts might have tasted like decades ago.
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  • Intro:

    This is a young, heavily peated, release from Bunnahabhain much in the same vein of Bruichladdich's Octomore project.

  • Nose:

    Sweet cream, pungent peat and moss. Earthy, oceanic, mossy.

  • Taste:

    Medium to thick mouthfeel. Sweet cream, lemon, honey, ginger, almond, rich dead fish. Mossy, rich and smokey. Light ash.

  • Finish:

    Long, sweet and rich with peat. Smokey, ashy, lots of fishy unami.

  • Overall:

    Good and shockingly brash / complex for the age. A tiny bit hot, but the complexity here is a winner despite its youth.

  • Score:

    6

  • By t8ke
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