25 – Cameronbridge 37 Years by North Star series 008
Nose is super sweet with banana lollies and chocolate sauce and a slight soft liquorice.
Palate is quite lovely I know it’s a grain but it’s quite malty? It has some lovely hay. It moves into salt and liquorice ice cream.
Finish is simple and creamy.
26 – Auchroisk 13 Years by North Star series 008
Nose is unusually glue and gum trees, some sweetness of mixed lollies,
Palate is simple honey, glue and some herbal notes.
Finish is rock salt and minerality
27 – Campbeltown 5 Years by North Star series 009
Nose is promising banana, chocolate, fruit and lovely light orange tingles
Palate is initially minerally, rocks but then moves floral like roses and Turkish delight.
Finish dried rose petals and grit.
28 – Glenturret 8 Years by North Star series 008
Nose is salty bananas, stone fruit, the sea in winter
Palate is maritime! Seaside caramels, sea weed, salt water.
Finish is salty seas and slight bitter almonds
29 – North Star Sirius 31 years
Nose, loads of stone fruit especially white nectarines on the branch, caramel lollies, wood glue and bracken
Palate is super fruity, loads of underripe nectarines in a good way, cream and salt
Finish salty butter and grilled nectarine
30 – North Star VEGA 22
Nose bruised apples, peaches, pink peppercorns and sulfur
Palate cooling, chocolate, marshmallow and rubber
Finish rubber, burnt chocolate and raisins