The Advocates Batch - New Town Blends (Edinburgh Whisky)
The first release from Edinburgh Whisky, this blend starts what I hope will be a great range of blends with local references, really interested to see where they go from here.
For a first blend there are definitely interesting ways forward in here, but I did find it a bit too hot for me, possibly youthful, this was really interesting, not really for my palate, i like my blends a lot sweeter, but I'm certainly interested in what comes in the future from Edinburgh Whisky.
You can pick up this dram and other from Edinburgh Whisky at Royal Mile Whiskies.
Thanks to Edinburgh Whisky for the official sample
Initially quite a fresh nose, quite grassy, with metallic tannic hints and sweet light syrup, quite spicy on the nose, almost making me sneeze, comes across quite grain influenced, bourbon like vanilla essence, and hints of furniture polish.
Quite hot on the palate, especially for 43%, with peppercorns and cumin, quite bready/doughy with furniture polish, hints of dewy grass and popcorn
Peppercorns and spicy, quite hot on the finish
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