Single Malt Scotch Tasters of Reno

Fine Whisky and Fine Friends

Nov 2017

This event was hosted by Jim and included two Scotches:


1st Tasting:  Glenfiddich Experimental #01 Series finished in India Pale Ale casks (43%) ($60)


2nd Tasting:  Ardbeg An OA – non-chill filtered (46.6%) ($76)

Tasting Notes for:  Glenfiddich Experimental #01 Series finished in India Pale Ale casks (43%) ($60)


Color:  amber gold


Nose:  citrus, caramel, fruity (apple cherry, melon), vanilla, hint of chocolate


Flavor:  citrus, oaky, spicy, oily, peppery, sweetness & phenolic


Finish:  short & sweet to lingering, peppery, warm, spicy


Comment:  Pleasant & simple, very drinkable but I’d rather have the beer!


Score average:  83.6 (range 79 to 88)


6/10 said they would buy at $60