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