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This blog will feature tasting notes, reviews, distillery visits and whisky news with focus mainly on Scottish single malts. This will sometimes be accompanied by politically incorrect (whisky) opinions. You have now been warned! :-)
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Tuesday, 29 May 2012


Benrinnes 1982 26yo 57,4% xx.11.1982/xx.05.2009, refill sherry butt#3229, The Bottlers

Colour: Deep Oloroso

Sherry and fruity first, but then almost immediately a full hit of rubber hit the nose - like a pair of wellies - a giants size wellies, that is :-/

More rubber and now also with a sulphury hit though water takes off the top notes of unpleasentries. I have also tried leaving the rest in the glass for a good 45mins, without any improvement.

I did not finish this dram out of respect for the next one to be had.
They say that 40% of the population is immune to different kinds of sulphury notes...guess I'm not! :-O HUGE dissapointment, this one!


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