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Mannochmore 12 Year Old, Oloroso Sherry Finish 57%


This Speyside whisky offers a delightful combination of rich and exotic flavours, with the interplay between dark chocolate, citrus, spices, and tropical sweetness creating a truly memorable tasting experience. The refreshing finish adds to the overall appeal of this whisky, making it a compelling choice for enthusiasts seeking complexity and balance in their drams.   Tasting Notes:  Nose : beautiful dark chocolate, figs, orange peel, gingerbread and walnuts. Dark, malty, oatie note with a lemon citrus. Spice in cumin and balanced with rosewater   Palate : a spicy cumin laced butter sandwich. Golden syrup with a rich tropical note.   Finish - refreshing and mouth watering with a lingering finish   Cask Number : 98222   Region - Speyside   

Linkwood 12 Year Old, Orange Wine Finish 54.7%


The unique combination of aging in American oak hogsheads followed by finishing in orange wine casks contributes to the complex array of flavours noted in the tasting profile, including the citrusy and tropical fruit notes, as well as the hints of vanilla and buttery finish. The higher alcohol content, at cask strength, also ensures a robust and intense flavour experience for the fortunate few who have the opportunity to enjoy this limited release from Linkwood distillery.   Auld Goonsy Says : This Highland malt is like dreaming of a happy place, interesting and adventurous with all your home comforts    Tasting Notes:  Nose : Grassy, Orange and Lemon peel, Marmalade Palate : Peppery, Dried Tobacco, Tropical Fruit Finish - Clementine, Vanilla, Buttery Cask Number : 71   Region - Speyside   

Auchroisk 12 Year Old, Amontillado Finish 56.7%


This Speyside whisky offers a delightful combination of sweetness, nuttiness, and fruity flavors, along with a hint of woodiness, making it a pleasant and inviting choice for whisky enthusiasts seeking warmth and comfort in their drams. Perfect for savoring in good company.    Auld Goonsy Says : this is like the warmth of sitting in your favourite snug with a warming toddy and good company Tasting Notes:  Nose – Butterscotch, honey, ginger snap. Palate – Cherry, cream, almond biscuit. Finish – Chocolate orange, new wood, honey nut. Cask Number : 809256   Region - Speyside  

Concept 8 Blended Malt, 8 Year Old 40.8%


This release of Concept 8 is a blended malt Scotch whisky carefully crafted from four single malts sourced from the Highland, Speyside, and Islay regions of Scotland. The influence of Islay is particularly prominent in this expression, adding a distinctive smokey character to the dram. This is a testament to the artistry of blending, combining the distinct characteristics of single malts from different regions to create a harmonious and memorable whisky experience. Whether enjoyed neat or with a splash of water, it promises to captivate the senses and evoke the spirit of Scotland's diverse whisky landscape.   Tasting Notes:  Nose:  The immediate presence of peat unfolds, characterised by its sweet and fragrant nature. The smokiness, reminiscent of a gentle Cuban cigar, gracefully accompanies the peat. Subtle notes of apricot, rum, and raisins emerge, harmonising with a distinct red berry accent.   Palate: Mouth-watering and sumptuous peat takes centre stage. The red berry note persists, accompanied by a lively cranberry bite, adding a delightful complexity to the overall tasting experience.   Finish: It imparts a warming and comforting sensation with lingering red berry notes.  

Teaninich 12 Year Old, Amontillado Finish 54.3%


This Highland malt from the Teaninich distillery was distilled 2011 and bottled 2023 at 12 years old. The combination of aging in an American oak hogshead followed by a finishing period of 12 months in an Amontillado sherry cask imparts a complex array of flavours to the whisky. With its cask strength bottling, this Teaninich malt offers an intense and robust tasting experience. This is a limited release of just 247 bottles,   Auld Goonsy says : This is like a walk alongside the harbour, taking in the air of different aromas mixed with salty sea spray.   Tasting Notes:  Nose : Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Aromatic Herb Palate : Salted Caramel, Cereal, Fruity Finish : Spicy Oak, Melon, Creamy Cask Number : 700384   Region - Highland  

Ardmore 21 Year Old, Oloroso Sherry Finish 53.5%


This Speyside whisky offers a harmonious blend of fruity sweetness, spice, and subtle peat smoke, showcasing the complexity and diversity of flavours characteristic of the region. The interplay between the pronounced stone fruit, spicy elements, and gentle peat notes makes for an intriguing and memorable whisky experience.   Tasting Notes:  Nose : pronounced stone fruit - especially apricots (almost an apricot jam!). Spice of white pepper and that smell of butter on over-cooked toast. A gentle note of peat.  Palate: A lush tangy fruit juice tempered with bitter orange and smoke. Cappuccino and fudge next to bonfire. Finish: The peat starts strong but fades into a fruity green grass close. Cask Number : 288 Region - Speyside 

Inchgower 12 Year Old, Oloroso Sherry Finish 58.2%


This Speyside whisky, with its intense and rich flavours, offers a journey of discovery with each sip. The combination of fruity sweetness, spice, and subtle maritime influence creates a memorable tasting experience that reflects the character of the region.   Tasting Notes:  Nose : burnt honey, barley sugar sweets, very rich and intriguing. Maraschino cherries burning on a bonfire or red apple skin next to a rich cigar smoke   Palate : malty rich with an intensity of dark red berries. Real touches of cherry and cranberry with a little spice   Finish : more spice but with a salt-sea note right at the end... really uplifting   Cask Number : 805695   Region - Speyside  

Invergordon 35 Year Old, Oloroso Sherry Finish 63.6%


This Highland whisky showcases a bold and robust character, with a complex interplay of sweet and bitter flavours. The intensity and depth of this whisky demands attention and rewards exploration, making it a memorable addition to any whisky enthusiast's collection.   Tasting Notes:  Nose : treacle toffee, brown sugar, warming spice - cinnamon with a heat of turmeric. Sweet coffee - like a Vietnamese coffee with condensed milk.   Palate : Bang! Expressively rich and powerful - reaches parts of your mouth even mouthwash cant! Lovely repeat of the flavours from the nose of coffee, burnt sugar, marshmallows just a touch too long on the fire and dark chocolate. Don't let the notes of sweetness get to much as there is still a bitter note to balance them out.   Finish - Expressively rich and powerful, with notes of sweetness and a bitter note to balance them out.   Cask Number : 104477   Region - Highland