Single Malt Scotch Tasters of Reno

Fine Whisky and Fine Friends

Feb 2018

This event was hosted by Craig and included two Scotches:


1st Tasting: Highland Park Valkyrie (45.9%) Orkney Scotland ($70)


2nd Tasting: Wolfburn Non-Chill Filtered (46%) Caithness Scotland ($60)

Tasting Notes for: Highland Park Valkyrie (45.9%) ($70)


Color: amber, honey, gold


Nose: medicinal, nail polish remover, caramel, floral, fruit, baked cinnamon apple, spice cake & orange


Flavor: oily, medicinal, resiny, phenolic, ashy, sweet, dried fruit, malty


Finish: hot, spicy, sweet, lingering, a little tartness and woodiness


Comment: Singularly simple; not awful/not great.


Score average: 82.3 (range 77 to 89)


3/10 said they would buy at $70