The nose on this No Age Statement, 45.6% ABV expression is pure Talisker: salt, pepper and peat all clash and collide. The taste is sharp at first, then some toffee sweetness comes through, along with more salt, dark chocolate and a sour citrus note. Chilli and pepper in the finish along with some smoke. I didn't find much evidence of the port pipe maturation, maybe the dark chocolate was the port influence, but this is pretty good.Read More
Location: Homemade, Galveston, Texas
Date: July 2016
Recipe: 2 x Forty Creek, 1 x Dolin sweet vermouth, 1 x Luxardo and Angostura bitters
Garnish: Black Cherry
Comments: I had a feeling that Forty Creek would work really well in this recipe, and it did.
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