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Ledaig 6 yo 2005/2012 Blackadder Riverstown

by Oliver Klimek on December 18, 2012

Sherry cask 9011 – 64%


My Tasting Notes:

Colour: Bright amber
Nose: Sweet raisins, overcooked eggs, light smoke, liquorice and cloves.
Palate: A blanket of sweet peat, raisins, honey and cloves barely covering a bed of partly green egg yolks.
Finish: Long, peaty and sweet, giving way to old eggs.
Overall: I am fairly immune to sulphur, but this special specimen just hurts my palate.

Rating: 47/100 – Price Tag $$$$$ – Value for your Money $$$$$

Scored blind for the Malt Maniacs Awards 2012, re-tasted for notes.

Note: This whisky actually won a bronze medal at the Malt Maniac Awards 2012 with an 81 point average. So you may actually like it, but the egg tang I notice is something I can’t take.

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