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Tomatin 18 review

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Tomatin 18 review

Today we will be having a look at the Tomatin 18. Tomatin is one my personal favourite distilleries, nestled 15 miles to the south of Inverness. Producing a diverse core range of single malt whiskies, from the very light and delicate 14 port finish to the robust and prickly cask strength. Also one of the better tour's available at a distillery. The 18 year old Tomatin is aged in traditional oak casks before a final maturation period in first fill Olorosso casks. It is bottled at 46%ABV. The nose opens with Sultana's and over ripe grapes.Subtle almond quality to it....

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Timorous Beastie 10 Review

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Timorous Beastie 10 Review

Today we shall be having a look at the new Timorous Beastie 10 year old from Douglas Laing. This is a Highland blended malt that typically includes the likes of Dalmore, Glengoyne and Glen Garioch. The mouse on the label is a tip of the cap to the Robert Burns poem, to a mouse. This blended malt was aged in ex bourbon casks and bottled at 46.8%. The nose opens with apple pie filling and pears. Hints of icing sugar and caramelised apples come through. Little drop of water brings out even more sugar notes. The palate brings a more...

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Tomatin 25 Year Old Single Cask, Douglas Laing Review

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Tomatin 25 Year Old Single Cask, Douglas Laing Review

Today we shall be having a look at a 25 year old single cask Tomatin, released by the good folks at Douglas Laing. Tomatin is one my personal favourite distilleries, nestled 15 miles to the south of Inverness. Producing a diverse core range of single malt whiskies, from the very light and delicate 14 port finish to the robust and prickly cask strength. Also one of the better tour's available at a distillery. Tomatin was founded in 1897 although there are records of illegal distillation on this site going back to the 16th century when traders would stop on their...

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