Master of Malt 1991 Cragganmore 20 Year Old – Review

Thanks to Master of Malt for the sample and apologies for not reviewing this before you went ahead and selfishly sold all of the bottles. The character of Sir John Falstaff first barreled his way on stage in Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part I, then again in Henry IV, Part II, and finally, in a larger … Continue reading Master of Malt 1991 Cragganmore 20 Year Old – Review

Notes from the 11/10/10 Signatory Tasting, Round II

Signatory 1997 Cragganmore 13 Year Old A darling of Speyside, Cragganmore was long known as an indispensible malt for blends until becoming part of Diageo's Classic Malt series in 1988. It still seems to fly under the radar a bit, though the distillery's 12 Year Old is a highly regarded, complex dram. This independent edition … Continue reading Notes from the 11/10/10 Signatory Tasting, Round II

Cragganmore 12 Year Old – Review

Quick notes on the Cragganmore 12 Year Old tasted at Nihon, who has a fantastic collection. Nose: Sherry oak, grapefruit, vanilla, a little rum cake...but most importantly, Juicy Fruit gum, and I mean that in a good way.  A complex embracing nose. Palate: This one attacked the palate more than I expected, it was strong … Continue reading Cragganmore 12 Year Old – Review