Single Malt Scotch Tasters of Reno

Fine Whisky and Fine Friends

May 2017

This event was hosted by Paul and included two Scotches:


1st Tasting: Kilchoman Sauternes Cask Matured Islay (non-chill filtered; distilled 2011; bottled 2016) 50% ($110)


2nd Tasting:  Deanston 12 year Highland (un-chill filtered) 46.3% ($40)

Tasting Notes for:  Kilchoman Sauternes Cask Matured Islay 50% ($110)


Color:  copper, bronze


Nose:  smoke, peat, sweet, fruity, caramel, phenolic


Flavor:  hot, peppery, sweet, phenolic, caramel/burnt sugar


Finish:  smoky, sweet, pepper, oily, salty, long


Comment:  Too smoky, like a campfire; but pleasantly drinkable for an Islay.


Score average:  81 (range 69to 90)


1/9 said they would buy at $110