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Amrut 2011 Single Cask 5-Year Port Pipe Peated

59% ABV - India

Nose: Opening with rich, jammed fruits, and a peated character. The red fruits lead with touches of peppermint, cher... [Read more]

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Shelter Point Double Barreled 5th Release Blackberry Wine

46% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: There are fresh fruits and spices, laced with wine and jelly notes. The slightly malted sweetness of Shelter P... [Read more]

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Shelter Point The Forbidden

49.8% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: No doubt this is a sweet dram! Corn oil, grains, light fruits, cereal, and graham cracker clamour up the walls... [Read more]

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Fermentorium Government Street Whisky Double Barrel

43% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: Very sweet, with a good dose of citrus, kumquat, and candied apple. There is some Jolly Rancher hard candy, le... [Read more]

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Laphroaig 25-Year 2018 Edition

52% ABV - Islay

Nose: An explosion of light fruits, peat, and ash. An earthiness with grasses and tropical fruits. There are hints o... [Read more]

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Amrut 2011 Single Cask 5-Year Port Pipe Peated

59% ABV - India

Nose: Opening with rich, jammed fruits, and a peated character. The red fruits lead with touches of peppermint, cherrywood, and chocolate in behind.

Taste: The fruit explosion is real with currants, plums, ... [Read more]

Shelter Point Double Barreled 5th Release Blackberry Wine

46% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: There are fresh fruits and spices, laced with wine and jelly notes. The slightly malted sweetness of Shelter Point shines most here. The robust bottling strength gives you the nose tingles on deep dives.

Taste: The mouthfeel is quite light and brings fruits, be... [Read more]

Shelter Point The Forbidden

49.8% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: No doubt this is a sweet dram! Corn oil, grains, light fruits, cereal, and graham cracker clamour up the walls of the glass. Lesser so, there is pear, white wine, melon, and light citrus. An impressive number of flavours, but all remaining very soft.

Taste: Unsurprisingly, it’s very sweet. An oily-creamy mo... [Read more]

Fermentorium Government Street Whisky Double Barrel

43% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: Very sweet, with a good dose of citrus, kumquat, and candied apple. There is some Jolly Rancher hard candy, lemon-orange, and white cake swirling around somewhere too.

Taste: The sweetness continues to deliver making this a d... [Read more]

Laphroaig 25-Year 2018 Edition

52% ABV - Islay

Nose: An explosion of light fruits, peat, and ash. An earthiness with grasses and tropical fruits. There are hints of an orchard fruit pie, with some vegetal and floral notes in the background.

Taste: It is a medium-density vegetal peat, getting more ... [Read more]

Pemberton Valley Single Malt Single Cask

44% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: An overwhelming amount of spice (nutmeg, clove, cinnamon) followed by some bread, fresh oak, and a light sweetness in the background.

Taste: Lots more of those spices, but now accented with r... [Read more]

Bowmore Vault Edition Second Release

50.1% ABV - Islay

Nose: Peat smoke! Sweet, partly medicinal or iodine notes, herbal, with light fruits bordering on a floral-tropical note. The smoke is slightly woody, wet bark. Tame for the ABV.

Taste: Wet, heavy smoke, with a noted sweetness and spice... [Read more]

Okanagan Spirits Laird of Fintry Rum Barrel Finish

42% ABV - British Columbia, Canada

Nose: Upfront spices and fruits, with some citrus-based astringency (tamed with a little time and water), and then it works its way into sugars, butterscotch, and vanilla. Banana notes start to appear after time with some floral and grasses.

Taste: Distinctly spiced, with fruits, malty notes, and b... [Read more]

Aberlour 12-Year Double Matured

40% ABV - Speyside

Nose: Juicy red fruits, sour cherry or red currant, raisin, dried plum, and spices. There is malty-mustiness in the background. Really quite clean overall.

Taste: Red fruits, spices, candied apples, caramel (possi... [Read more]

Two Brewers Release 11 Innovative

43% ABV - Yukon Territory, Canada

Nose: Malt, roasted malt or coffee, and malted cereal that defines the sweetness of this dram. There are some light fruits–pear and banana–intertwined with some Manuka honey, and minor liquorice.

Taste: It’s an amalgamation of sweet grain, roasted malt,... [Read more]

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