This time a somewhat less common known whisky from the Speyside area:

  • Tormore 16yo (48%)

This whisky is finished in American Oak Casks.

Color

Tawny

Nose

Spicy notes (pepper, vanilla), fruity notes (green apples, hints of citrus), Roasted notes (nuts and some caramel). It has has some hidden dark earthy notes as well which gives it some extra depth.

Taste

Dried fruity notes (dark cherries), Roasted notes (dark chocolate, caramel). Smooth silky texture. It also has some darker notes, almost like some smokiness.

Finish

Medium long finish, start with some cereal notes follow by slightly dry and hot finish. Spice (liquorice, aniseed) and citrus notes remain in the end.

Comments

Interesting dram with some nice complexity. Slightly balanced to the alcoholic/hot side. Not your standard flavour profile.

Score = 83/100

All in all an interesting dram for a good value! 48% abv, 16yo and available for around 50 euro’s.

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