Wednesday, 10 November 2010

SMWS 127.1 (Bruichladdich "Port Charlotte" 8 yo 2001/2010)

SMWS 127.1 (Bruichladdich "Port Charlotte" 8 yo 2001/2010)

2010, SMWS

Single malt - Islay


66.5% ABV

Tar, smoke, peat, burning rope, honey, brine, vanilla, cream.
Mouthfeel: Medium body, thickens, slippery, oily.
Sweet salty. Chillies, smoke, peat, char siu, brine, honey, hints of pears.
Finish: Long. Smoke, peat, brine, pears.


Peaty, meaty, rounded in the mouth. A very appetising dram, though not satisfying. Leaves one wanting more, and more, and more. Not very good for me at the moment, but I did manage to keep myself to one. It was a crime to leave some of the dram on the table though.


I like this a lot.


info said...

Hello, I´ve seen your comments on that whisky and I´m really crazy about Bruichladdich. This bottlings is missing in my collection ( and do you see any cance to get one :-)
slainte René

Red Hare said...

Sorry Rene, I missed the chance to buy a bottle as well. By the time I got to the Society rooms they were only selling drams...


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