Scotch

Review #1063 – The Macallan Cask Strength

​Review #1063 | Scotch Review #364 – The Macallan Cask Strength The Schtick: This is an old, now discontinued release from The Macallan. It is matured fully in sherry, and bottled at cask strength without coloring or filtering. Distiller: The Macallan Bottler: The Macallan ABV: 59% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Super pungent, meaty sherry. Prunes, figs, rich toffee. Massive stewed fruits, …

Review #1057 – Glenfiddich Fire & Cane

​Review #1057 | Scotch Review #362 – Glenfiddich Fire and Cane The Schtick: This is the fourth entry in Glenfiddich’s Experimental Series. It takes peated Glenfiddich and matures it in rum casks. Distiller: Glenfiddich Bottler: Glenfiddich ABV: 43% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Light brine and smoke. Faint ask. Sweet vanilla cream. Molasses. Faint lemon, pear. Caramel. Taste: Medium mouth feel. Faint heat. …

Review #1054 – Glenlossie 24yr Signatory Vintage 1992, Bounty Hunter Selection

​Review #1054 | Scotch Review #361 – Glenlossie 24yr Signatory Vintage 1992, Bounty Hunter Selection The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Glenlossie, bottled by Signatory Vintage for their Cask Strength Collection. It was selected by Bounty Hunter in Napa, California. It was bottled at cask strength without coloring or filtration. Distiller: Glenlossie …

Review #1051 – Glen Grant 20yr Signatory Vintage 1997, Bounty Hunter Selection

​Review #1051 | Scotch Review #360 – Glen Grant 20yr Signatory Vintage 1997, Bounty Hunter Selection The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Glen Grant, bottled by Signatory Vintage and selected by Bounty Hunter in Napa, California. This is bottled at cask strength, without coloring or filtering. Distiller: Glen Grant Bottler: Signatory Vintage ABV: 60% …

Review #1048 – Ledaig 22yr Gordon & MacPhail 1994, Bounty Hunter Selection

​Review #1048 | Scotch Review #359 – Ledaig 22yr Gordon & MacPhail 1994 Bounty Hunter Selection The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of peated distillate produced at Tobermory. It was bottled by Gordon & MacPhail and selected for the Napa retailer, Bounty Hunter. It is bottled at cask strength with no filtering or coloring. Distiller: Ledaig …

Review #1045 – Bruichladdich The Organic 2.10

​Review #1045 | Scotch Review #358 – Bruichladdich’s The Organic 2.10 Edition The Schtick: This is a release from Bruichladdich, on Islay, that seeks to highlight their organic practices, while sourcing ingredients from various farms. “In Victorian times when Bruichladdich Distillery was built, all Scottish barley was organically grown. In partnership with organic farmers Sir William …

Review #1042 – Invergordon 43yr Exclusive Malts 1972

​Review #1042 | Scotch Review #357 – Invergordon 43yr Exclusive Malts 1972 The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of a single grain whiskey that was distilled at Invergordon. It was bottled by the Exclusive Malts after being matured in a refill barrel and bottled at cask strength. Distiller: Invergordon Bottler: The Exclusive Malts ABV: 48.2% ABV Age: 43 Years …

Review #1040 – Glenmorangie Tusail

​Review #1040 | Scotch Review #356 – Glenmorangie Tusail The Schtick: “The sixth entry in Glenmorangie’s Private Collection, showing off the distillery’s experiments with different varieties of barley and named after the Gaelic word for ‘originary’ (an archaic form of ‘originating’). Made using traditionally floor-malted Maris Otter barley, it’s an old-fashioned whisky backed up by Glenmorangie’s …

Review #1038 – Glenmorangie Spios

​Review #1038 | Scotch Review #355 – Glenmorangie Spios The Schtick: This is an interesting Gaelic named release from Glenmorangie featuring their distillate after a full maturation in American rye whiskey casks. Distiller: Glenmorangie Bottler: Glenmorangie ABV: 46% ABV Age: NAS Nose: Sour fruits, honey, sweet butter cream. Bitter wood. Taste: Bitter, spice heavy. Thin to medium mouth feel. Sweet vanilla, light …