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Month: June 2017

Tincup American Whiskey

Tincup American Whiskey

This whiskey has a high proportion of Rye in the mashbill, but is profiled more like a bourbon. It comes with a neat tin cup as a lid, in keeping with the name. It exudes the classic Colorado style you see in the movies about the gold rush. Bottled at 42%ABV. Nose: Vanilla, fresh oak, almonds and a little mint 8/10 Palate: Fairy liquid, rye spice, quite sweet but very drying from the oak. I find the oak quite overpowering….

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Glen Moray – Elgin Classic

Glen Moray – Elgin Classic

I bought a bottle of this malt with the intention of reviewing it properly, having had it in a Tweet Tasting a couple of years ago. It’s lasted a few weeks only and suddenly I was on the last small drop last night so thought I’d best get a review written up. It’s the trouble with Glen Moray: the bottles never last long! Nose: Slight acetone, bananas, a little vanilla, peaches, some hay. Marzipan as it opens out. 8/10 Palate:…

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