The nose is powerful, sweet and smoky. Hints of caramel, damp wood and a faint citrus element. The Palate is, again, smoky and briny with barbeque sauce, dark chocolate and burnt vanilla. On the long finish we have fading smoke leading to allspice and then leaves white ash and a coastal tang.
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First article for quite some time and I’m looking at a brief history of the Johnnie Walker blend and include some tasting notes on some old, new and experimental Johnnie Walker expressions. Link in bio...
A #throwback to discovering White Horse at a tasting hosted by @scotch.boy at Glenkinchie Distillery on a recent trip.
A very intriguing delivery from A.D Rattray this week. The Octave Project comprises a single barrel of whisky subdivided into a variety of specially constructed octave casks. Expect a full comparative feature soon.
Old Blend vs New Blend...