Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Lochside Single Malt Whisky 1991 Connoisseurs Choice 43%
Highland region. Scotch Whisky. Eastern district.
Founded in 1957 by Joseph W Hobbs
Location Highlands region Eastern district
Water source Underground well
Distilled in 1991 and bottled in 2008 by Gordon & MacPhail.
Refill Bourbon Barrels.
Lochside Single Malt Whisky Tasting notes
Colour: Light gold.
Neat without water
Nose: Sweet, scented, hint of camphor and a toasted maltiness.
Palate: Sweet and spicy, malty notes again present.
Nose: Perfumed with nutty aromas, the sweetness is now in the background.
Palate: Smoky initially with earthy/herbal notes.
Cask Type: Refill Bourbon Barrels.
Whisky Style: Subtle Highland Malt balanced with the sweetness from the Bourbon casks.