I see tOMoH also siting on the knoll, pouring! I claim I didn’t see him at the tasting, but photographic evidence would prove otherwise.
N: I love Balvenie, so I wonder why I rarely buy/drink it. Maybe it’s like why Londoner’s never visit the Crown Jewels, because they’re there. This is fluffy-ish, gentle-rich, dried tropical fruit barley juice, aged two ways - in cask & glass. The punch is ridiculous and having dry/chapped lips doesn’t help.
T: There’s no arguing the provenance. Add water for more consolidated/ideally married, tincture-like barley=oak sugar richness.
F: Sings effortlessly, finishing with yet more tropical fruits, dried or otherwise.
C: I’ve also tried this one before [Blog87]. In today’s context, it’s the best whisky of the day, and it’s been a whisky-packed day indeed. When 12yo’s are like this,…
Scores a C+