Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
The Lost Distillery Company (TLDC)
Bottling serie
Classic Selection
Ex-Bourbon Casks
43.0 % Vol.
50 ml
Added on
07 sep 2020 11:45 pm by holborndrinker

Average value

£ 6.00

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Whisky Reviews for Lossit NAS TLDC

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.63 points

  1. peatbogger scored this whisky 84 points Specialist

    Thanks to kfhakan for supplying samples of all 7 recreations in the "Classic Selection".
    One can ask what the purpose is, but then what's the purpose of any blend?
    I find the concept interesting and nostalgic, and I like the bottles and label design.
    This is a lost Islay distillery.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Far from a peat monster, yet the typical briny Islay peat is present. Sweet yellow fruits with an acidic zesty edge.
    • Taste
      84 84
      The arrival is sweet and fruity. Good level of spice, and it grows throughout. And of course there’s peat, it wouldn’t be an “old” Islay without it.
      I suspect the main ingredient here is a young Caol Ila.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium length. Very warming with an almost menthol note. As the spice fade it gains a lot of sweetness.

  2. karloff scored this whisky 77 points Specialist

    When I saw this was an Islay distillery I was looking forward to it and it was a let down. Nevermind I appreciate their effort.
    • Nose
      79 79
      It has the Islay traits alright so a pat on the back for that.
      But it smells like a nas Laphroaig, that rained down peat and the light fruit notes.
      Some banana and white pepper.
    • Taste
      76 76
      Yeah it tastes like a nas Laphroaig as well, maybe a bit harsh on Laphroaig.
      A sweet arrival that disperses fairly quickly and the peat sinks into a pit of dried fruit that has seen better days.
    • Finish
      75 75
      The finish is quite astringent and dry with pepper and salt on the death.

  3. holborndrinker scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    Out of the selection of six from whence this comes I have tried four already - this one, my fifth isn't bad.
    • Nose
      80 80
      Nail polish, rhubarb & custard sweets.
    • Taste
      79 79
      Light, dry sherry
    • Finish
      79 79
      Some spice notes at the end.


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