It’s the fourth edition of Tamdhu’s Batch Strength single malt! A sherried treat, matured exclusively in European and American oak Oloroso casks and bottled at a healthy 57.8% ABV. A rich and powerful dram that packs quite the flavour profile.
A Peaty Distillation From One Of Islay’s Finest Distilleries. Rich In The Aromas Of The Peat Smoke Which Dried The Barley And Of The Scottish Sea Shore Where It Matured. Finlaggan “The Secret Islay” – Share The Secret.
Nose – Earthy Smoky Peat And Salty Ocean Breeze. Palate – Pungent Peat Smoke, Chewy Sweet Malt, Pepper, Tar And A Touch Of Iodine. Finish – Long And Warming. Smoky Ashes Of The Peat Fire.
Curiositas Is A 10 Year Old, Peated Release From The Benriach Distillery In What They Call The ‘Classic Speyside Style Traditionalists Believe That Peated Malts Achieve Optimum Balance Of Peat-Bittersweet And Oak Infusion After 10 Years Of Maturation. Definitely One To Try For Phenol Fans.
Nose – Aromatic Peat Reek With Fragrant Hints Of Honey, Fruit And Mellow Oak. Palate – An Avalanche Of Peat, Followed By An Extravagant And Complex Mix Of Fruit, Heather, Nuts, Oak Wood And Spices. Finish – A Distinct Malt With Great Depth And A Bitter Sweet Balance.
A More Recent Release From The Auchentoshan Distillery, Replacing The Previous Staple 10 Year Old, This 12 Year Old Bottling Launched At The Same Time Auchentoshan Had A Dramatic Rebrand Back In 2011. Triple Distilled Then Matured For Over Twelve Years.
Nose – Cereals And Exotic Fruits. Palate – Vanilla And Sweet Barley Finish – Dry, Long And Sweet.