Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Port Charlotte Scottish Barley Review

Hi guys,

Just a quick one for a community review on r/Scotch.
Every month people post up their reviews about one voted whisky and notes/scores are compared. A really worthwhile and useful exercise actually.
I tasted this at a Bruichladdich tasting in Cardiff for South Wales Whisky Interest group (SWWIG).

Port Charlotte Scottish Barley 50%
Colour: Light Gold
Body: Light/Medium
Nose: Light and peaty. Vanilla fudge, sweet honey, fruity oak, some sea salt, fruity oaky smoke, some mint and moss coming through.
Water: More iodine.
Taste: Vanilla fudge, creamy and light, peat building with fruity sweetness, raisin and cream, sherry and iodine.
Water: Even more creamy and light.
Finish: Medium length. Creamy peat and dry oak, some toffee.
74/100

Review #173

Network Average: 74.4
Best Score: 91
Worst Score: 44
0-49 Terrible
50-59 Bad
60-64 Just About OK
65-69 Ok to Good
70-74 Good
75-79 Very Good
80-84 Excellent
85-89 Superb

90+ Magnificent

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