Deanston Is The Only Distillery In Scotland That Is Self-Sustaining For Electricity, Being Equipped With A Dam And A Turbine.
Nose – Honey With The Faintest Hint Of Peat And Grand Orange Blossom Backing.
Palate – Delightfully Clean In The Mouth With Fine Texture And Super Balance. Fine Oak Support And Beautifully Tempered, Rich Barley. Vanilla And Sweet Spice Give Soft, Smooth Feel In The Mouth.
Finish – Big Burst Of Honey Leads Into Refined Finish.
Nose – Very sweet on the nose. Initially it is all creme caramel, caramelised fruit sugars, wood sugar, toffee and fudge before some apple and peach come through. In time a charred note of bourbon with a pleasing dusty dryness.
Palate – A sweet start on the palate. The alcohol gives a little tongue-tingling buzz the result is a good mid-palate weight. The dry distillery character is there still, but there is now depth to counter. Water slightly dismantles the different elements, but adds some dried mint.
Finish – A deep and dark finish.
Bowmore 15 Darkest
This 15-Year-Old Single Malt, Which Spends Its Final Three Years In Oloroso Sherry Casks, Is Elegantly Balanced Between This Sherry Influence And The Distillery’s Fruit And Peat Characteristics – Including A Siren-Like Whisper Of Tropical Fruit That Will Delight Fans Of Older-Style Bowmore.
Nose – Dark And Punchy. Sherry Notes, Juicy Corinth Raisins. Spices. Creamy, Mochaccino, Sweet Dates.
Palate – Rich, Woody, Pine Oil. Syrupy. Lovely, Creamy Toffee And Malt. Smoky.
Finish – Spicy, Toffee, Sherry, Barley.
Edradour Is One Of Scotland’s Smallest Distilleries And At The Heart Of The Range, This 10 Year Old Eastern Highlander Is A Rather Unique Single Malt, A Decidedly Rum-Like Dram With A Thick Mouthfeel. The Ten Year Old Edradour Is Handmade And One Of The Last Single Malt Whiskies From A Traditional Farm Distillery Still In Production Today. The Methods Of Production Remain Virtually Unchanged In The Last 150 Years And Are Only Just Capable Of Commercial Quantities. Indeed Edradour Distillery Makes As Much Whisky In A Year As Most Distilleries Produce In A Week. A Rare Pleasure For A Fortunate Few.
Nose – Distinctive Honey Flavour With Hints Of Sherry And Vanilla.
Palate – A Beautiful Mix Of Rum And Raisin And Toasted Nuts.
Finish – A Seductively Long Spicy Finish.