Single Malt Scotch Tasters of Reno

Fine Whisky and Fine Friends

September 4, 2018

This event was hosted by Rob and included two Scotches:


1st Tasting: Taiwanese Whisky: Kavalan Concertmaster - Port Cask Finish (43%) ($90)


2nd Tasting: Wolfburn Aurora - Sherry Oak (46%) ($70)

Tasting Notes for: Taiwanese Whisky: Kavalan Concertmaster - Port Cask Finish (43%) ($90)


Color: cherry wood


Nose: aromatic, brown sugar x2, cherry x2, cinnamon, clean, fruit, grass, mint, paint, rich, salt, sweet x5, toffee, vanilla x2


Flavor: apple, bitter, caramel x3, chocolate, cherry x2, cinnamon, graham, maple syrup, melon, oak, oily, pepper, phenolic, smooth, spice, sweet x4, toffee x3, warm, wood


Finish: clean, mellow, smooth, soft, oily, tangy x2, sour, sweet x5, warm to hot, short to long


Comment: Smooth, sweet, warm whiskey from away; easy, pleasant, uncomplicated, good try; dessert whiskey


Score average: 84 (range 74 to 89)

5/10 said they would buy at $90