Whisky Tasting Notes and Events
I just had a sample of the oldest single malt ever bottled on planet earth. Mortlach 70 yo 1938/2008 46.1% "Generations" Gordon and MacPhail. And at â‚¤10,000 a bottle,Â it's a good thing it was so divine.Â Old cabinets, wood. Oy vay.
For Love of Whisky Posted By: Robert Moyes http://mondaymag.com/articles/entry/for-love-of-whisky/ 10/28/2009 8:00 AM Meet two fans of Victoria’s most intoxicating festival Every January several hundred people converge on the Hotel Grand Pacific for the annual Victoria Whisky Festival (VWF), which almost since its inception four years ago has been acclaimed as one of the premier whisky [...]
It's taken me a while to post these notes (Jan 2010), but I'm back dating. This was a blind tasting of peaty whisky held at Pete's house, so while I've noted the name of the whisky at the top of the notes, I did my tastingÂ notes before I knew what they were. BIG NOTE: [...]
I've found a whole host of whisky tasting notes over the past few months, and will try to post. Here'sÂ my Ardmore tasting notes from September 19, 2009 (VSMC) 1) Ardmore 46% NAS OB Quarter Cask (traditional cask finished in quarter casks) Appearance: Dark Gold Nose: Malty, green, sweet, smoke, spice, cloves Taste: smokey, pepper, spices, [...]
Website information: http://www.thequaich.com 1) Glengoyne 10yo - butter, floral, sweet, toffee smooth mouth feel 2) The Black Grouse oxo cube, beef jerky, smoeky, sweet, fruity, mint 3) The Ileach Cask Strength (Bowmore) peaty, smokey, orange, chocolate, spice, cinnamon, medicinal, oily, perfume, lavender (fwp), old lady cabinet.
Tasting notes from Companions of the Quaich dinner Bulleit Bourbon Nose: Like Canadian Rye, lemon, fruity, butter, pound cake, Taste: minty, leather, sweet Finish: mild pepper, dry, astringent Knob Creek 9yo Bourbon Nose: Light, brown sugar, floral, grape, plummy Taste: soda, fizzy, wood, lacquer, grape, maple syrup Finish: floral finish Classic Cask 21 yo Kentuky [...]
1) Linkwood 1990 Cask Strength, 55.5% Notes: Colour: dark gold Nose: shoe leather, spice, cedar, butter, woody orange, plums, cherry, fruity, xmas cake, toffee, Undiluted Nose: bubblegum Flavour: soad, malt, licorise, salty, bitterness, tobacco Finish: dry sherry oak, salty, dry aspartane, pepper ending, oily development, spice, fruity, malty, oily dry, lavender 2) Laphroaig (Dewer Rattray), [...]
For information about a dinner near you visit: http://www.thequaich.com A Slice of Jim Murray Dinner 1) Ballantynes sweet, floral, nice mouth feel 2) Alberta Premium BBQ, Mint, Steak, Mesquite, Manhattan Rum Taste 3) Connemara Spicey,
1) Bakers Kentuky Straight Bourbon Whiskey 107 Proof Age 7yo 2) Benromach Organic Speyside Single Malt, 43% organic barley, first rum american oak casks, no pesticies or preservatives very dry, woody, floral nose
Great night with good food (especially the chocolate cake made with chestnuts!!) and fantastic people from the Wee Rock Whisky Club from Saltspring Island. Lots of laughs and we managed to taste/score some whisky. Here's the list below, and my tasting notes: Duncan Taylor Imperial 17yo 53.9% Nose: Melon, pear, sweet, fruit buttery. Taste: caramel, [...]