McClelland 10 year old Islay

Alcohol:40
Region:Islay
Color:Pale gold
Nose:Toffee with a hint of smoke and peat
Body:Very light
Palate:Thin but pleasant; sweet at first with smoky notes, then gradually becoming drier
Finish:Faint, and with any water at all disappears
First Tasted:March 2006
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Rating: 2.8/5 (6 votes cast)
McClelland 10 year old Islay, 2.8 out of 5 based on 6 ratings

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3 comments

  1. I’m quite surprised at the 5 stars on this one. I didn’t think it was bad, but certainly didn’t think it was that good either.

  2. Initially found the smokiness very distinctive – a departure from other single malts I’ve tried. The finish grows on you, if you give it a chance. Three and half stars minimum. This one is for special times – I’d take it with me in a flask while grouse hunting without a second thought.

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