Review: Longmorn The Distiller’s Choice (vs. 16yo)

 Longmorn Distiller’s Choice vs. Longmorn 16 Year Old

Lonmorn Distillers Choice BottleLongmorn – The Distiller’s Choice – 40% abv

Info: No Age Statement. Aged in a combination of hogsheads, sherry casks and bourbon barrels.
Colour: Lightish golden, ripe corn.
Nose: Distillery character evident, it’s good to smell whisky that smells like… whisky, if you get what I mean (you probably don’t, I’m rambling). There’s caramelly toffee notes, cracked dried nuts and hints of oaks and hessian and a handful of spices. There’s a slight spirit nip, even at 40% which might indicate (along with the distillery character) that this is a younger whisky.
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Review: Three Wemyss Malts Revewied (’01 Bunnahabhain, ’82 Inchgower & ’96 Longmorn)

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Wemyss is pronounced ‘Weems’ and comes from the Gaelic word for caves. They’re a well respected independent whisky bottler, and soon to be distillery owner with Kingsbarns Distillery in the building (as I write this).

I’ve been lucky enough to review three Wemyss Malts releases, a 2001 Bunnahabhain a 1996 Longmorn and a 1982 Inchgower.
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