BELGIAN, REVIEWS, WORLD WHISKY WEDNESDAY

August 17th; Julius

...serving of black forest gateau. Tobacco starts to make its way into the mix as the cognac cask becomes more apparent, than you receive raspberry coulis, hazelnut, and a good mix of natural fruit...

FRENCH, REVIEWS, WORLD WHISKY WEDNESDAY

La Rouget BM Signature Malt

...honey and peaches we saw on the nose, then a cinnamon dusting before something new comes along the way, bits and pieces of shaved coconut, with hazelnut oil and tart raspberries, plus a tiny dollop of cream. The finish is long and tart, with hints of green apples...

GERMAN, REVIEWS, WORLD WHISKY WEDNESDAY

Hillock 4 Chief Rye

...calm opening on the nose, filled with fresh melted caramel and fudge chews, shavings of coconut and light fresh fruit of apricot and apple slices. A touch of spice follows, with ginger, aniseed and black pepper, before we head back to the fruit and find a bit of fresh mango, honeydew melon, rock-melon, and then a bit of vanilla ice cream and banana chips to finish...

LEBANESE, REVIEWS, WORLD WHISKY WEDNESDAY

Athyr Single Malt

...it moves to chai, and apricots that move from bursting with juice to dry in the mouth, with sweet cinnamon, cherry’s, humbugs, raisins, and dark sugar. Its then the mouthfeel starts to come in, and the whisky is hot and sweet yet so incredibly dry, stripping all the moisture from the cheeks and tongue as though you’ve stuffed your mouth full of cinnamon sugar...

ENGLISH, REVIEWS, WORLD WHISKY WEDNESDAY

The English Whisky Company; Smokey

...old wood, twigs, wet leaves and bark heaped upon iron rich dirt and set ablaze. In the middle of it all the fire parts, and as the smoke still rises, we can see the core of the flame; sweet malt biscuits, roasting pineapple...

BELGIAN, REVIEWS, WORLD WHISKY WEDNESDAY

De Molenburg Distillery, Golden Carolus

...also once hide a nut tree sitting in the distilleries courtyard  from the German forces during the second world war (the wood used is apparently perfect for gun stocks)...

GERMAN, REVIEWS, WORLD WHISKY WEDNESDAY

Thousand Mountains Mc Raven Whisky

...chocolate that somehow was missing from the nose. As I bite into it thick chocolate and fudge ice-cream appears alongside liquorice, honey dew melon, dancing pears, prancing bears, jumping caramel, spinning plums, sweet coffee and a black forest gateau winking...