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Kornog '"Taouarch Eilved 15BC"'
Krishna Nukala, 77
Kornog '"Taouarch Chwechved 14BC"'
Krishna Nukala, 85
Kornog '"Sant Ivy 2015"'
Krishna Nukala, 80
Kavalan '"Solist" (Peaty Cask)'
Krishna Nukala, 88
Kilchoman 5yo 2010/2015 '"The Trilogy"'
Krishna Nukala, 80
Glenlivet 18yo 1996/2015
Krishna Nukala, 86
Benriach 17yo 1998/2015
Krishna Nukala, 90
Caol Ila 9yo 2004/2014
Krishna Nukala, 87
Port Askaig 16yo
Krishna Nukala, 80
Laphroaig 16yo 1998/2015
Krishna Nukala, 90
Slaney Malt 23yo 1991/2015
Krishna Nukala, 86
Mortlach 27yo 1987/2015
Krishna Nukala, 88
Caol Ila 12yo 2003/2015
Krishna Nukala, 85
Arran 14yo
Krishna Nukala, 70
Edradour 14yo 2000/2014
Krishna Nukala, 91
Edradour 11yo 2002/2014
Krishna Nukala, 91
Rock Oyster
Krishna Nukala, 72
Bruichladdich 'OC1'
Krishna Nukala, 85
Arran 9yo 2005/2015
Krishna Nukala, 90
Drop of the Irish '"CS"'
Krishna Nukala, 58
Peat Reek 'Black Adder'
Krishna Nukala, 82
Cameronbridge 25yo 1990/2015
Krishna Nukala, 85
Blair Athol 18yo 1995/2014
Krishna Nukala, 82
Laphroaig 12yo 2002/2015
Krishna Nukala, 84
Caol Ila 5yo 2008/2014
Krishna Nukala, 73
Arran 18yo 1996/2015
Krishna Nukala, 89
Glenrothes 25yo 1990/2015
Krishna Nukala, 85
Bunnahabhain 16yo 1998/2014
Krishna Nukala, 81
Finch
Krishna Nukala, 70
Finch 2007/2015 'Barrique 8'
Krishna Nukala, 85
Amrut '"Peated"'
Krishna Nukala, 82
Lochranza 18yo 1996/2014
Krishna Nukala, 81
Black Snake 'VAT 2 Second Venom'
Krishna Nukala, 81
Bowmore 18yo 1997/2015
Krishna Nukala, 78
Benromach 10yo '"100 Proof"'
Krishna Nukala, 81
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Kornog '"Taouarch Eilved 15BC"' (46%, OB, Glen Ar Mor Distillery, Bourbon Barrel)
Kornog '"Taouarch Chwechved 14BC"' (58.2%, OB, Single Bourbon Barrel.)
Kornog '"Sant Ivy 2015"' (59.6%, OB, Single Bourbon Barrel Peated,)
Kavalan '"Solist" (Peaty Cask)' (54%, OB, for Whisky Live Paris,, C#R070507001, 114 Bts.)
Kilchoman 5yo 2010/2015 '"The Trilogy"' (60.5%, OB, for LMdW, Bourbon, C#260/2010, 267 Bts.)
Glenlivet 18yo 1996/2015 (46%, Signatory Vintage, For LMdW, FF sherry butt, C#83266, 471 Bts.)
Benriach 17yo 1998/2015 (48.9%, OB, for TWE, PX Sherry Finish., C#7758, 704 Bts.)
Caol Ila 9yo 2004/2014 (58.5%, Gordon & MacPhail, For TWE, Refill Sherry Hogshead, C#30655)
Port Askaig 16yo (45.8%, Speciality Drinks)
Laphroaig 16yo 1998/2015 (59.9%, Signatory Vintage, For TWE, Refill Sherry Butt, C#700389, 585 Bts.)
Slaney Malt 23yo 1991/2015 (59%, Adelphi, Ireland, C#8585, 134 Bts.)
Mortlach 27yo 1987/2015 (56.8%, Adelphi, Sherry Hogshead,, C#3104, 271 Bts.)
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Kavalan '"Solist" (Peaty Cask)' (54%, OB, for Whisky Live Paris,, C#R070507001, 114 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Rich, restrained smoke, some fruits. Complex. Concoction of dried fruits. Some organics like green juices.Lots of enriched sweet notes. Faint armpit sweat- that vanishes in a whiff.A dash of water enriches all the said notes.Dry almost like tannins. Very sweet and mild smoke returns on palate. some chlorine too and spicy. Finishes very long with some smoke. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Benriach 17yo 1998/2015 (48.9%, OB, for TWE, PX Sherry Finish., C#7758, 704 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Good organics on first note developing into dried fruits. Some butter scotch. Creamy.Excellent palate. Delicious but some what dry. Lovely satisfying long long finish. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Caol Ila 9yo 2004/2014 (58.5%, Gordon & MacPhail, For TWE, Refill Sherry Hogshead, C#30655)
Krishna Nukala, Restrained smoke and peat, some florals- after a gap of time, the peat and smoke intensify. Very briny,hemp cord. On palate- intense smoke and peat return with sweet and heavy oily notes- Big bomber of a peaty finish that is everlasting. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Laphroaig 16yo 1998/2015 (59.9%, Signatory Vintage, For TWE, Refill Sherry Butt, C#700389, 585 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Brilliantly enjoyable sweet smoke and peat. Sweet licorice- brine and hemp with lots of sea weed, iodine etc. Delicious. Lots of sweets and spices, Very smooth with an everlasting peaty and smoky finish. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Slaney Malt 23yo 1991/2015 (59%, Adelphi, Ireland, C#8585, 134 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Well made whisky. Nice fruity notes with quality wood from rear;nice vanilla notes like ice cream or butterscotch. Some green grass juices and organics. Excellent delicious palate. Very sweet and round, lovely finish. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Edradour 14yo 2000/2014 (56.8%, OB, For GI Jane, , C#2033, 674 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Sweet nose. Very rich and luxuriant. Complex sherries with lots of dried fruits. Hint of lactones like baby food. Demerara sugars. Very sweet, delicious, Round with complex fruits. Exceedingly long dried fruits finish. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Edradour 11yo 2002/2014 (58.5%, OB, For GI Jane, Sherry Butt, C#1211, 991 Bts., 50cl)
Krishna Nukala, Lots of sweet notes. Very fruity, almost like dry fruits. Complex. Good wood with varnish.lots of sweet fruit candies.Fudge.Malty like Ovaltine. Very mild smoke. With a few drops of water you get that old leather. Very complex palate. Very sweet and some spices. Fudge and other sweets return on palate with a bang. Exceedingly delicious and long long finish. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Bruichladdich 'OC1' (65.4%, Speciality Drinks, Elements of Islay, Octomore, 50cl)
Krishna Nukala, Tincture iodine. Lots of indoles. Fahrt like. On palate very sweet. All the nose characteristics return. Cinnamon finish with peat. Exceedingly long finish. Bold whisky! MMA 2015 blind tastings
Arran 9yo 2005/2015 (57.8%, OB, For LMdW, Sherry Hogshead, C#2005/037, 312 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Malty, lots of dark fruits jam, sherried, , mild smoke, On palate- very delicious, sweet and full bodied, lots of spices and dried coconut, Spicy long finish. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Drop of the Irish '"CS"' (59.9%, Blackadder, Black adder, C#DI 3/2015, 316 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Smells like young spirit right out of still. Lots of green juices- Synthetics- Reminds me like that Wasmund's match-stick whisky a few years ago. Very hot and spicy. Leaves with a bad mouth feeling. MMA 2015 blind tasting
Laphroaig 12yo 2002/2015 (50%, Douglas Laing, OMC Refill Butt, C#11511, 332 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Lovely smoke and peat. Heavily salted nose. With a gap of time, you get sweet sugar candies.Some indoles…Intense peat, smoke and kerosene finish that is everlasting. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Arran 18yo 1996/2015 (50.5%, The Single Malts of Scotland, Puncheon, C#896928, 624 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Nice smoke and lots of florals. Complex heavy nose. Lots of fruits. Heavy oils. Candied fruits,sweet smoke playing truant.Demerara sugars on palate, exceedingly sweet, smooth and mildly bitter finish that is very long. MMA 2015 Blind tastings
Finch (42%, Various Independent Bottlers, Hofgut Aglishard, White Wine, Sherry Pipe Finish, 729 Bts., 50cl)
Krishna Nukala, Unagreeable green grasses- lots of herbal and old fashioned ayurvedic medicines- Like that karakkai.- on close study, you get those raw cumin seeds - Whether this is Whisky at all? Looks like a whisky matured in a weird french wine cask. 2015 MMA blind tastings
Finch 2007/2015 'Barrique 8' (42%, Various Independent Bottlers, Hofgut Aglishard, 50cl)
Krishna Nukala, Excellent complex nose, good wood with varnish, sweet fruity notes,On palate- it is very agreeable. Very sweet and syrupy, more complexities. Round and nice spicy finish. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Amrut '"Peated"' (62.1%, Blackadder, BA Raw Cask, C#BA20/2015, 182 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Nondescript. But strong nose. Fresh and crispy. Faint smoke with a drop of water.Dry. Salty and almost like tannins. Very hot and spicy. Some smoke and peat on palate. Very hot and long finish. MMA 2015 blind tastings.
Benromach 10yo (43%, Gordon & MacPhail, for Jodi Best)
Krishna Nukala, Smoke, salty and peaty. Heavy complex and engine oil nose. Ashes and chalk. Lovely palate. Scores heily only for taste. Delicious. Brilliantly enjoyable whisky.MMA 2015 blind tasting
Speyburn 26yo 1988/2015 (52.3%, Berry Bros & Rudd, C#2114)
Krishna Nukala, Wet smoke. Heavy, rich nose. With salts. Nice lemony citrousy nose. Fennel and anise seed. Spicy, sweetish, in fact very sweet. Although not very long finish, but very enjoyable. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Bunnahabhain 26yo 1987/2014 (46%, Berry Bros & Rudd, C#2787)
Krishna Nukala, Bonfire smoke. Lots of esters. Like you get from the fermentation tank. Citrous and lemony notes. With few drops of water, it opens up into smoke bomb. Very round, full bodied, sweet and peaty. Very smooth and sweet long finish.MMA 2015 blind tastings
Glenfarclas 19yo 1994/2014 (58.7%, OB, Oloroso, C#3913 & 3914, 556 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Typical sherry bomber. Lots of oak wood.Dried fruits and oriental spices like cloves, nutmeg etc. Christmas cake with lots of nuts and dried fruits like, raisins, prunes and all other dark fruits. On palate it stars with some dryness. All the dried fruits return with an explosion. Exceedingly sweet with some tannins. Everlasting sherried finish . MMA 2015 blind tastings
Chieftain's Collection "Speyside" 22yo 1990/2012 (46%, Chieftain's, First Fill Sherry Butt, C#5162, 693 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Dried fruits concoction Spices like.Nutmegs, cloves and dried fruits like, plums, raisins and dates.Black currant jam,Bloody sweet and delicious fruits return on palate. Exceedingly long and finishes with lots of fruit jams. Exceptional whisky. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Clynelish 18yo 1996/2014 (52.7%, Various Independent Bottlers, Whisky Agency, Refill Butt, 360 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Bitter green grass juices. Mild bonfire smoke. With drops of water some complexities evolve. Fruity, Sugar candies. Dry palate. Very sweet. Round and smooth.Exceedingly delicious finish. MMA 2015 Blind tasting.
Santis 6yo '"Formosa"' (50.3%, OB, For Aren Trading Taiwan,Old Beer Cask, Sherry Finish)
Krishna Nukala, Cumin seeds,fennel, anise seeds etc…herbal like Ayurvedic medicine- Lovely palate. Very sweet and round bodied- is it a whisky or a chartreuse? Or some weird wine finished whisky? But funny and interesting.MMA 2015 blind tastings
Benriach 17yo '"Septendecim"' (46%, OB, Peated)
Krishna Nukala, Blatant peat and smoke. Lots of sweet esters in the rear. Creosote, burnt tar. Very sweet on palate. All the characteristics mentioned on nose return on palate. Very long smoky and peaty finish. MMA 2015 blind tastings
Caol Ila 25yo 1990/2015 (54.3%, Wilson & Morgan, Oloroso Finish, C#4707&4708, 529 Bts.)
Krishna Nukala, Strongly phenolic- Lots of peat and smoked fruits. Cardboard smoke.salt licorice etc. On palate- very full bodied. Sweet and bitter and spicy Very long peat and smoke finish (MMA 2015 blind tasting)
Clynelish 18yo 1997/2015 (53.3%, Wilson & Morgan, Tokaji Wood Finish, C#6493)
Krishna Nukala, Excellent varnish with nice organics. Lots of green juices. Herbal etc. Sweet sugar candies and evolving into florals. With few drops of water we get creamy vanilla ice cream.Lovely palate. Very nice and round. Delicious sweets and organics returning on finish in a big way. Mild smoke too. (MMA 2015 blind tasting)