Review #78. Glenfarclas 105 10yr

Review #78 | /r/Scotch Review #29 – Glenfarclas 105 The Schtick: This is a near cask strength release from Glenfarclas, bearing a 10yr age statement. Some batches don’t have this age statement, this one does. Distiller: Glenfarclas Bottler: Glenfarclas ABV: 60% ABV Age: 10 Years Mashbill: Single Malt (Barley) Source: Bottle, Purchased Nose: Lots of …

Review #77. Bookers C97-A-31

Review #77 | /r/Bourbon Review #43 – Booker’s C97-A-31 The Schtick: This is an older batch of Booker’s from before the days of namin’ batches. Distiller: Beam/Suntory Bottler: Beam/Suntory ABV: 63.3% ABV Age: 8 Years Distilled: January 31st, 1997, Clermont Facility Bottled: April 2005 Source: Sample Nose: Vanilla, caramel and a big hit of rich …

Review #76. Old Forester Signature

Review #76 | /r/Bourbon Review #42 – Old Forester Signature The Schtick: This is a 50% ABV release from Old Forester. It bears no age statement. Distiller: Old Forester (Brown-Forman) Bottler: Old Forester ABV: 50A% ABV Age: NAS Source: Bottle, Purchased Nose: Vanilla, there’s some solid cinnamon and….banana bread? Taste: Rich vanilla with a mild …

Review #75. Caol Ila 12yr

Review #75 | /r/Scotch Review #28 – Caol Ila 12 The Schtick: This is Caol Ila’s 12yr old expression from their core line of age stated products. Distiller: Caol Ila Bottler: Caol Ila ABV: 43% ABV Age: 12 Years Mashbill: Single Malt (Barley) Source: Sample Nose: Smokey with mild vegetation. Lots of sweet honey and …

Review #74. Benromach 10

Review #74 | /r/Scotch Review #27 – Benromach 10 The Schtick: This is Benromach’s entry to their age stated line of products. Distiller: Benromach Bottler: Benromach ABV: 43% ABV Age: 10 Years Mashbill: Single Malt (Barley) Source: Sample Nose: Smokey, fruity and sweet. Mild pear and apple with a healthy smokey tone. Taste: It’s a …

Review #73. Springbank 10

Review #73 | /r/Scotch Review #26 – Springbank 10 The Schtick: This is a member of Springbank’s core line of products. Springbank is in the relatively small region of Scotland known as Cambeltown (small in respect to population of large distillers). Distiller: Springbank Bottler: Springbank ABV: 43% ABV Age: 10 Years Source: Sample Nose: Smoke, …

Review #72. Glenfarclas 12

Review #72 | /r/Scotch Review #25 – Glenfarclas 12 Distiller: Glenfarclas Bottler: Glenfarclas ABV: 43% ABV Age: 12 Years Maturation: Sherry Cask Mashbill: Single Malt (Barley) Source: Bottle, Purchased Nose: Grapes, sherry and sweet icing sweetness. Some vanilla and spice. Taste: Caramel, red fruit. Mostly plumb and grape but there’s almost some dark chocolate raspberry …