An evening of whisky

Whisky tasting

Friday night saw me at a whisky tasting, organised by the same friend who organised a tasting last year which I blogged about here.

It was a very fun evening – dampened only slightly by the miserable Scotland performance on telly in the background – in which we tried five rare or unusual malts, from either limited edition output or closed distilleries.

Click on my photo above to see my tasting notes.

My favourite was definitely the fifth one, and I bought the remains of the bottle – a beautiful cask strength Laphroaig.  The smoky Islays are not to everyone’s liking, but I do like the peaty ones.

One day I’ll get to Islay, I hope, to visit its many distilleries.

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