Single Malt Scotch Tasters of Reno

Fine Whisky and Fine Friends

Nov 2016

This event was hosted by Art and included two Scotches:


1st Tasting:  Highland Park Dark Origins 46.8% ($86)


2nd Tasting:  Glengoyne 15 years ($89)

Tasting Notes for:  Highland Park Dark Origins 46.8% ($86)


Color:  copper


Nose:  medicinal, grassy, fruity (various), ocean spray like wooden decking on a sea going vessel


Flavor:  toffee, spicy, sweet, spicy, hot, peppery


Finish:  warm, peppery, sweet, hot, astringent, medium, to lingering


Comment:  Austere, harsh, fire on the back-end, disappointing for a Highland Park!


Score average:  79.4 (range 65 to 90)


2/10 said they would buy at $86