For those who prefer a peaty Scotch style, this is an excellent, food-friendly example that won’t blow out your palate with smoke. This straw-colored spirit has a pronounced but delicate brininess, which builds gently with repeated sips. Pair this light-bodied spirit with oysters or other shellfish.
A veritable aromatic feast of maritime notes: seaweed, iodine, pine needle, matchstick and olive brine. The palate entry is full of mint, Sherry, pork rind, bacon fat, chimney soot and rancio tastes; by midpalate flavors of cocoa, coffee, pipe tobacco, chocolate-covered orange, marzipan and vanilla extract proliferate. Luscious and
The first nosings find clean, apple peel-like and peat-free scents; later inhalations find a more sea breeze like, mildly briny character. Palate entry is lean, earthy, moderately smoky and lemony; midpalate is oily with flavors of ash, peat, sweet malt and brine. Concludes sweet, peaty and cigarette ash-like, with a bite of green olive.
The aromas include seaweed, shoe leather, cigarette smoke, smoked fish, oaky vanilla, pork rind and bacon. Entry is sweet, caramel-like and smoky; the midpalate features long, oily, cocoa bean flavors that crescendo into a sweet peat-reek taste of smoke, vanilla and cinnamon. Concludes oily and honeyed.
Aromas of new shoe leather, iodine, smoked trout, flowers, intense grain, soft cheese, peat-reek and dried seaweed. The palate entry is pleasantly smoky and grainy sweet; the midpalate flavors range from olive brine, seaweed, iodine, and wood smoke to baked pear, toffee and marshmallow. Concludes warm and toasty.