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Month: November 2017

The Glenlivet – Nàdurra Oloroso Batch OL0816

The Glenlivet – Nàdurra Oloroso Batch OL0816

Part of the very popular Nàdurra range, this is a Cask Strength offering, without chill filtration or colouring. Nàdurra means ‘Natural’. Bottled at 61.3% ABV, this is one to be careful around. You may find adding water improves it for you. Nose: Acetone, almost melts the nose hairs! Be careful! Then bananas, freshly tanned leather. A little dried fruit. Let it stand for 20 minutes and you get sultanas, marzipan, milk chocolate. Adding water, and it can take a lot,…

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Dewars Aberfeldy Tweet Tasting

Dewars Aberfeldy Tweet Tasting

Last night saw my return to Tweet Tastings with The Whisky Wire. It’s been a little while due to other commitments, but it was good to be back. On the menu was a selection of malts from an unsung hero of a Highland Distillery – Aberfeldy. We had three drams to taste and review, so here is a summary of my thoughts. 12 Years Old Nose: Stewed plums, sweetness, the plums give way to pineapple, There’s a malty/gristy aroma there, a…

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