Quick notes on two tasty Inchmurrins

Inchmurrin 12 y.o, OB, 46%abv

On the nose there is a lot of fruit. Sweet. Oranges, marzipan and green apples along with coconut and butterscotch.

The palate is again dominated by fruit with mostly pineapples and papaya mixed into a buttery vanilla toffee.
On the finish there is a surprising savoury note with salted caramel and some wooden notes leading to a dry finish.
Surprisingly sweet and very fresh.

I must admit it was nothing like I was expecting and I enjoyed it tremendously.

Inchmurrin Madeira Wood, NAS, 46%abv

On the nose there are peaches, sweet vanilla and marzipan with a slight grassy note.

The palate has nice buttery feel with an initial cereal note but this soon fades to custard and almonds with a sprinkle of lemon pepper.

The finish seems a little shorter than the 12 with notes of caramel, spices, pineapple and nutmeg.

Very pleasant indeed.

If I had to choose between the two I think I prefer the 12, it just has a slightly better depth of flavour than the Madeira Wood, which is still a cracking dram.

Thanks to my Whisky Wingman for the samples


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