Single Malt Scotch Tasters of Reno

Fine Whisky and Fine Friends

April 2015 - Craigellachie

This meeting was held at Jim's house, in the back yard.  I was a very pleasant spring evening and we were periodically serenaded by his frogs.  We first tasted Craigellachie 13 ($55/bottle), but I didn't make a note of our second tasting.

Tasting Notes for Craigellachie 13, 46% ABV, $55/bottle:

Color:  Golden straw.

Nose: Caramel, floral, clean, and clover.

Flavor: Oily, buttery, butterscotch and pepper.

Finish: Lingering, mellow, warm, sweet and ashy.

Short Comment: Strangely enjoyable.

Club Score: 82 (range 71 to 87)

5 of 10 members would purchase at retail price of $55/bottle.

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