Guest tasting notes: Rock Island Blend, 46.8 % ABV

The following notes have kindly been uploaded by Ed Russ.

Type of whisk[e]y – Whisky (scotch).

How long has the whisk[e]y bottle been open? – Newly opened.

Introduction to the whisk[e]y (casks used, distillery, is it a special release etc). – Scotch Advent Calendar Drinks by the Dram

Appearance – Light yellow

Nose – Very light peat smoke.

Palate – Sweet, mellow light smoke. Vanilla bean, oakm

Finish – Light to medium finish, lingering light smoke never overpowering.

Overall thoughts – This would be a great blend to introduce a whisky drinker into peat smoke.

Many thanks to Ed Russ for submitting his tasting notes.

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