Whisky reviews with the scores 3-4
Reviewed : 22nd May 2020
Price: Vinmonopolet (“bestillingsutvalget”): NOK 1159,90,- (as of 31.07.20)
Nose: It has to be said that this was quite a different peated experience than what is produced in Scotland. No surprise there, but the first that hit me was quite a flowered peat, but also some vanilla oak. Some rubber, and with water quite a bit of marzipan.
Palate: Peated, burnt oak, floral… Continue reading
Amrut Two Continents – Second Edition
As the name implies this whisky is stored on two continents; Asia and Europe. 2 years in India and the 3 last in Europe. Exactly where this is stored the importer doesn’t know since Amrut stores both in Germany, Scotland and Swerden.
Alcohol: 50% (bottle says 50%, but Amrut’s homepage 46%)
Country: India, but stored both in India and Europe.
Price Vinmonopolet:… Continue reading
Reviewed: 2. Oktober 2015
This is Kavalan’s “dram” – the standard.
Price: Vinmonopolet (“bestillingsutvalget”): NOK 799,- (as of 28.12.16)
Colour: Obvious American oak. Light, golden brown
Nose: Straight off the block the fruity, sweet notes stand out: Apples, bananas and toffee. After this it slides over into vanilla and then coffee. With a small hint of water we are moving over into tropical fruits like… Continue reading
This distillery was located near Glasgow, but now it’s no longer in operation. Matured on american oak casks. Double distilled.
Price Vinmonopolet: Not found in the selection. Internet price: 220€
Colour: Light straw yellow
Nose: Oh dear! A clear offnote of rubber, lots of nail polish remover. With water it became a bit more sweet.
Flavour: Oily, a sweet whisky, lots of almonds towards the end.
Evaluation: No, this wasn’t quite… Continue reading
Berrys’ Auchentoshan 1984 29 år
Triple distilled Lowlands-whisky from independent bottler Berrys’.
Price Vinmonopolet: Not found in the selection. Price internet: Ca. 130-150 £
Colour: Light straw
Nose: Lots of vanilla immediately on the nose, thereafter citrus and coconut. With a bit of water it’s almost like a candy shop! To me, that’s a very pleasant smell.
Taste: It goes easilty on the sides of the mouth. Plenty of… Continue reading