Benromach Traditional

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Benromach Traditional

Mashtun notes:

On the nose we got the sweetness of vanilla along with citrus fruits, spray polish, and old wood. There was an initial sourness on the palate, however, this changed into sweetness with subtle hints of malt and honey. The finish was fairly short and had hints of citrus fruits. Adding water …

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SMWS 11yr Glenrothes

SMWS 11yr Glenrothes – 30.74  Sweet, Fruity, and Rich

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Mashtun notes:

It’s always a pleasure to review a SMWS bottling and this one was no exception. On the nose we got bounty bars, macaroons, meths, cakeshops, and mint leaves steaming on hot potatoes. The palate had fudge, vanilla, malt, caramel, and coconut. The finish

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Glenfarclas 40 yr old 46% (2009 bottling)

Glenfarclas 40 yr old 46% (2009 bottling)

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Mashtun notes:

This dram was an absolute delight from start to finish. On the nose we got black forest gateau, Turkish delight, chocolate raisins, vanilla, and Parma violets. On the palate we found this one of the few drams to taste very similar to the smell. It was

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Glenfarclas 25 year old

Glenfarclas 25 year old

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On the nose this had an initial mild sting and whiff of polish before settling down into sweet sherry. We found it bitter on the palate with slight hints of sherry and Turkish delight. The finish was medium and started with a slight burn and tart orange but settled

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17 Year Old Mortlach

17 Year Old Mortlach (Caddenheads)

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Mashtun notes:

The nose had a hint of orange with raw vanilla, cherries, silk, and a hint of sharp bourbon at the end. The palate was Sour, then sweet / smooth with hints of vanilla liquorice, and bourbon. The finish was sour, sweet, and then bitter at the end …

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8yr Glenrothes (Gordon MacPhail)

8yr Glenrothes (Gordon MacPhail)

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Mashtun notes:

When nosing this whisky we got everything from perfume and lavender to cinnamon, marzipan, grapes, and seaweed. The palate was sharp and then sweet with chocolate, spices, and perfume. It had an unusual finish that was medium in length. It went from sweet to tart with vanilla in the …

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Ardmore 46%

Ardmore 46%

 

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Mashtun

On the nose we got everything from tires to hairspray and more. The palate was wood smoke, hairspray, oak, and leather. The finish was short to medium with sweet smoke, perfume, and flowers. We really loved this dram and would recommend it. We all really enjoyed this dram. It’s a …

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