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Loch Lomond Sin­gle Grain – Loch Lomond Group/Glen Sco­tia Dis­tillery Judges scores Over­all score Tast­ing notes from Vicky

3.5, 4.75, 2.5, 4.5, 4.5, 2.5, 3.6, 4

On the nose, dark mus­co­v­ado sugar with a touch of smoke in the back­ground. Nut­meg, five spice and blood or­anges baked in sugar on the palate.

Glen Sco­tia Dou­ble Cask – Loch Lomond Group/Glen Sco­tia Dis­tillery Judges scores Over­all score Tast­ing notes from Ewan

2.25, 4.85, 4.25, 5, 3.5, 2, 4.7, 2.8 Woody, rich and com­plex, with caramel and salt. Sat­is­fy­ing, with a long and oily fin­ish.

The GlenDronac­h Peated – BenRi­ach Dis­tillery Co Judges scores Over­all score Tast­ing notes from Robin

2.5, 4.25, 3.5, 3, 3.5, 3.5, 4.4, 3.8

A sur­pris­ingly sweet palate with figs, honey, sweet spices, vanilla and hon­ey­comb. A dry fin­ish with a lovely smoky, spicy fi­nale.

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