Excerpt: The mouthfeel is creamy soft. The lemon remains bright on the tongue, but it is instantly followed up by a touch of coffee bean and earthiness. White cane sugar sweetens the dram. Lastly, the finish oozes with pipe tobacco.
Excerpt: The flavor coalesces around clove and pepper, but en route there are sweet barley cereal notes, chocolate, and malt. After a prolonged swarm of spice, the finish has malted milk and old chocolate.
Excerpt: There’s a unique minerality in this that you just don’t see often in single malt, but it comes across just a little too sharp, accented by clove and a bit of overbearing sweetness. Rock candy and a persistent, honeyed malt note barrel cross the palate into the lingering finish.