I’ve been waiting for months (11 to be precise) to dive into Secret Spirits’ fourth edition of the Whisky Advent Calendar. This year is bound to be exciting as I’m off to explore 25 different expressions of whisky including those from 10 independent bottlers. Jonathan Bray publishes his tasting notes over at singlemalting.com so please head over there to see what he has to say about each one. Onto the whisky!
For this tasting we went away from whiskies bottled by distillers and ventured into expressions crafted by independent bottlers. What surprised a lot of folks was how much flavour can be found in a young(ish) spirit and how smooth whisky can be at a higher alcohol percentage.
December is upon us once again and I’m excited to dive into the Sixth Edition of the Secret Spirits Whisky Advent Calendar. Each day I’ll update this post with the tasting notes and picture of the day’s whisky. Hope you enjoy following along as much as I enjoy tasting!
The Macaloney’s Twa Cask Islay is out of control. The depth and complexity is mind boggling: I keep going back and finding new things in the nose and on the palate.
Dana surprised me with the 2015 Scotch Advent Calendar this year and…