Arran 16yr old Small Batch Cadenheads

Arran 16yr old Small Batch Cadenheads

Arran 16yr old Small Batch Cadenheads   Mashtun notes: The nose on this whisky has that ‘classic’ Arran feel, but with a little twist. It’s floral and sweet with hints of perfume, cut grass, cardamoms, and vanilla. It also has a very slight coppery smell. The palate is smooth with vanilla, blackcurrant, perfume, sweet malt, and a background taste that’s akin to the...

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Monkey Shoulder

Monkey Shoulder

Monkey Shoulder   Mashtun notes: On the nose we got sweet candy, cherries, sugar, pear drops, vanilla, and hints of red fruits and wood polish. The palate had vanilla, honey, a tiny hint of salt, and was quite smooth. The finish was short and sweet with slight traces of malt and salt in the background. It had a rich golden colour and soft and creamy texture. Letting...

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Aberlour 23r old 1989 Cadenheads

Aberlour 23r old 1989 Cadenheads

Aberlour 23r old 1989 Cadenheads   Mashtun notes: On the nose we got toffee, mulled wine, spices, cloves, cocoa, and orange. The palate on this dram had thick warm orange notes mixed with pepper and spices. It also had dark fruits and was pleasantly bitter / tangy. The finish was medium in length with orange notes and a ‘lite’ saltiness at the end. The colour was...

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Kilchoman Distillery Visit July 2014

Kilchoman Distillery Visit July 2014

Kilchoman Distillery Visit July 2014   Welcome to ‘Podcask’ number 2 in The Mash Tuns short film series. These short films will take in many different aspects of the whisky industry. In July 2014 we visited Kilchoman distillery to discuss their whisky philosophy and see what makes them truly unique on the isle of Islay. We hope you enjoy this short...

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Glenglassaugh Torfa 2014

Glenglassaugh Torfa 2014

Glenglassaugh Torfa 2014   Mashtun notes: On the nose we got fresh young spirit with freshly cut grass, malt, smoke from a beach fire, seaweed, polish, and warm vanilla. The palate on this dram gave us sweet smoky malt, sulphur, sea air, honey, and a tiny hint of bourbon. The finish was medium to long and had lovely smoky malt flavours with subtle hints of fruits...

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