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Glenrothes 12 yo, 40%

Review #886 (2022) This is matured only in Sherry seasoned casks. Vanilla, raisins and other soft notes of dried fruits in the smell. Oak and just a dash of tropical…

Auchentoshan 24 yo (1990/2014), Cadenheads – Authentic Collection, 52.3%

Review #270 (2016) Another single cask from Cadenheads. This one comes from a Bourbon barrel and only 150 bottles were made. A very sweet nose at first. Then some oak…

Auchentoshan 12 yo (1999/2011), Cadenheads – Authentic Collection, 58.7%

Review #268 (2016) Another single cask from Cadenheads. This one comes from a Bourbon hogshead and only 234 bottles were made. Regardless the high ABV it is almost so light…

Auchentoshan 16 yo (1997/2014), Signatory Vintage, 46%

Review #452 (2017) This is from the series ”The Un-Chillfiltered Collection” and comes from Bourbon barrels with the cask numbers 101825 & 101826. Only 652 bottles were made. The nose…

Auchentoshan 21 yo (1992/2014), Bartels – Highland Laird, 52.1%

Review #269 (2016) From Bartels comes this single cask bottling from a Bourbon hogshead. A bit sweet in the smell mixed with some grassy and floral notes. It is a…

Auchentoshan Three Wood, 43%

Review #337 (2016) This is the new label, and it is matured in three different casks. Bourbon, Oloroso and PX sherry casks. Dark dried fruits on the nose. A bit…

Auchentoshan Springwood, 40%

Review #338 (2016) This NAS bottling for travel retail comes from Bourbon casks. The smell is very light with floral notes. A lot of vanilla comes rushing in, but not…

Blair Athol 28 yo (1988/2016), Maltbarn, 49.6%

Review #492 (2017) This is no. 66 from Maltbarn and only 111 bottles were made from this Bourbon cask. When I poured this, notes of fresh fruits just filled the…

Blair Athol 14 yo (2004/2018), James Eadie – SC, 59.8%

Review #714 (2018) This is from the “Single Cask” series and comes from a refill Sherry cask, with the number #99. 529 bottles were made. A marzipan bomb in the…

Glasgow Distillery, 1770 Peated (2020) – Rich & Smoky, 46%

Review #844 (2021) This peated version from Glasgow Distillery, is matured in virgin oak casks, and finished in Pedro Ximenez Sherry casks. Thick syrupy-like smell. Dried fruits and light meaty…