4yo

Kilchoman 4 yo 2007/2012 Single Cask Nation

December 11, 2012
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Crisp and clean with quite an amazing depth of flavours for such a young whisky. They know how to make good whisky on the Rhinns, and the bottlers know how to select good casks. – Rating: 87/100

Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel

August 14, 2012
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The nose is massive, the palate a bit more subtle but far from bland and boring. Overall a surprisingly delicate but delicious bourbon. – Rating: 85/100

Calvados Couperne VSOP

December 30, 2011

At the price of a standard blended whisky, this calvados offers a very decent value. With a rather typical and taste profile it does not have to fear its more expensive competitors. – Rating: 81/100

Ledaig 2005/2010 Berry Bros.

August 31, 2011

Fast maturation does not only happen in tropical climates. With the right cask even a Scotch can become a cracker of a dram in only four years. This whisky is a peaty flavour bomb. – Rating: 88/100

Inchmoan 2001/2005

March 22, 2011

Avoid. – Rating: 23/100

Croftengea 2003/2007 Sherry Butt

March 18, 2010
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Remarkably smooth and yet very complex for a 4 yo. The unusual taste takes a while getting used to but is not unpleasant. Interestingly strange. – Score: 82/100

Penderyn Aur Cymru 09/2005

February 13, 2010

Amazingly good given its young age. Very fruity and quite enjoyable. Youthful spicyness shines through, though. – Score: 76/100