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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Caol ila SMWS 18yr 53.201

Caol ila SMWS 18yr 53.201

Caol ila SMWS 18yr 53.201     Mashtun notes: On the nose we got gentle peat notes, malt, lavender, grass, and subtle hints of sherry. The palate was earthy, sweet, floral, savoury, and had a hint of the seaside along with its delicate peated notes. The finish was long, earthy, and sweet. It also had a gentle hint of wood smoke and sea salt. This whisky has the...

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The Bomb Oloroso – The Whisky Lounge

The Bomb Oloroso – The Whisky Lounge

The Bomb Oloroso – The Whisky Lounge   Mashtun notes: The nose on this is sweet with marzipan, sherry, and treacle. The palate has powerful thick sherry flavours and the intense sweetness of marzipan. The finish on this is short to medium, sweet, and then fruity at the end. This whisky had the colour of a glass of cola and about the same texture too! Letting...

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Arran 10 yr old

Arran 10 yr old

Arran 10 yr old   Mashtun notes: On the nose we got orange, cherries, vanilla, citrus fruits, and marzipan. The palate had Parma-violets, black fruits, vanilla, citrus fruits, and a slight hint of pepper. The finish was medium and retained the fruity flavours; it was also slightly tangy at the end. The colour is light yellow and it has a medium texture. Letting this...

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