Paid: $42 for 700ml
Distilled/Owned by: Glendronach / Brown-Forman
Aged For: NAS
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon, Oloroso sherry, and PX sherry casks
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: Very light gold
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Soft peat, cinnamon, slight lemon, oak, subtle vanilla, and mountain air.
Taste: Good oily mouthfeel. Vanilla, honey, and butter merge together. Peppered peat smoke and sugary caramel.
Finish: Medium length and warmth with hints of sugar cookie, vanilla and just the faintest moss notes.
Thoughts: Very sweet and sugary for a peated expression. If you enjoy Glendronach’s malt then this is well worth checking out.
Score: 82 out of 100