Whisky 2016 – 84-89 (Puni Whisky Tasting)

84 – Puni Nova First Edition 54% DISTILLERY ONLY RELEASE
Malt, cream, cold butter, salt, stewed apricot, toasted hazelnuts. Great mouth feel, poach pears and their liquid, salt, bit bitter on the finish

85 – Puni Alba First Edition 54% DISTILLERY ONLY RELEASE
Wood and tequila, pine, salt, slightly medicinal, over ripe apple, brandy snaps. Medicinal, cream and salty… not much else.

86 – Puni Nova Batch 1 43%
Fruit lollies, bananas, malt, malt bread, lemon balm, pear nectar. Slight malt, salty, loads of cream. Not much to it.

87 – Puni Alba Batch 1 43%
Smells like new make, malty and heady, wood, egg white, salty, dry sherry, Chinese cooking wine. Slightly green, herbaceous, slight smoke, green capsicum, pepper.

88 – Silver Seal Highland Park 28 Year Aida
Stewed apples, deep spices, all spice, pine, geraniums, spearmint. Cream, salt, tobacco, chocolate and apricot. The length is crazy on this thing… minutes after still getting stewed fruit.

89 – Spencer Collings & Co – The Founders Reserve
Brown sugar, dark toffee, honey comb, sarsaparilla, marshmallow, vanilla. Honey, toffee, caramel, dark malt cake. Stunning heavy whisky.

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Whisky 2015 – 127-131

Some good drams in this set. Really enjoyed the lot.

127 – Benriach 12 Sherry Cask
Passion fruit, raisins, pancake batter, cream, vanilla. Green herbs, salt, cream, passion fruit.

128 – Signatory Highland Park 1999 Bourbon Barrel single cask
Citrus curd, biscuit crust, milk chocolate, violets, cola, bananas. Cola, gasoline, vanilla cream

129 – Wemyss 2002 Glengellachie “Dark Treacle Fondant”
Huge raw honey, golden syrup, tomato paste, toffee, glue. Rubber, coffee trifle and vanilla.

130 – Wemyss 1995 Mortlach “Stem Ginger Preserve”
Ginger, wood polish, bananas, plasticine, sweat (not in a bad way). Green rockmelon, ginger, syrup, ginseng, vanilla, cloves.

131 – Bunnahabhain Toiteach
Christmas cake, pepper, salt, instant coffee and seaweed. Seaweed, walnuts, lick of smoke, bitter orange seeds.