Category Archives: Scotch-Single Malt

Review of The Glenlivet- Nadurra 16 yo

Whisky- The Glenlivet Nadurra Complexity- Demanding Type- 16 year old, cask strength at 53.0% ABV, batch No. 0911P, bottle code LD31360, Non-Chill Filtered Appearance- a dark Chardonnay bordering on Sunlight with slow medium think tears.  No visible Impurities. Aroma- A fun ride of aromas … Continue reading

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Laphroaig 10 year old

Whisky- Laphroaig Complexity- Hard Type- Islay Single Malt Whisky, 10 yo, 40% ABV Appearance- Strong Pale Straw to full Young Sauternes with medium thick slow moving tears. Aroma- not for the faint hearted.  There is a reason this is one of … Continue reading

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Glenmorangie “Original”

Whisky- Glenmorangie “Original” Complexity-Hard Type- Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 10 years old, 40% ABV Appearance- a warm and inviting mix of Fino Sherry and Chardonnay.  The tears are medium slow-moving and are just as thick.  No visible impurities. Aroma- sweet sweet sweet.  A very inviting and … Continue reading

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Glenmorangie “The Lasanta”

Whisky: Glenmorangie “The Lasanta” sampled 9-6-2010 Complexity: Standard type: 12 yo (10 years in White American Oak and 2 years in Oloroso Sherry casks), 46% ABV, Non-Chill Filtered Appearance: Full Gold to Old Sauternes, thin medium slow-moving tears and no impurities … Continue reading

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The Glenrothes 1994

Whisky- The Glenrothes Vintage 1994 Complexity-Hard type-Scotch, single malt from Speyside, poured in 1994 and bottled in 2008, 43% ABV, sampled 10-20-2010 Appearance- a pleasant Fino Sherry but on the lighter side.  Thin slow legs and no impurities are noted. … Continue reading

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My first tasting-The Glenlivet

Please bear with me for the first number of entries, they were my first explorations into trying to define whisky experiences and do not fully represent my tasting because I didn’t have the vocabulary to describe it yet. Whisky-The Glenlivet Complexity-Standard Type-Single Malt Scotch … Continue reading

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