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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
Kavalan Concertmaster Single Malt:
Price Vinmonopolet (order selection): 699 kr (30.12.16)
Colour: Dark golden brown
Nose: Plenty of sweet notes, but not so fruity as other Kavalans. Caramel, vanilla and coconut. With some water the floral notes are more prevolant together with more coconut. Dried fruits like raisins and prunes also.
Taste: Warms well down, very sweet, but dries out quickly.
Evaluation: This is a… 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