We've been racking our brains here at TWSD to think of ways to thank our customers for being, well, our customers! And to show that we really do appreciate the support we receive through places like our social media accounts.
So we've decided that each month, we are going to get together as a team and pick out a whisky (or gin) from our shelves that we think is a fantastic drink. We'll write our tasting notes for it, so that you get our own true thoughts. We'll never be influenced by a distillery or other people, so you can rest assured that we're not being paid by a company or distillery to tell you that their whisky is the best ever. You'll always get our actual thoughts and tasting notes. Truly Independent Whisky Shop.
Oh, and the bottle we pick for the month will be discounted in price too!
For our 1st Malt of the Month, we have picked..... Glen Moray Sherry Cask Finish!
Usual price £23.95 Price for March 2019 - £18.95
Nose - Lime zest, coffee beans covered in dark chocolate with maraschino cherries and marzipan
Taste - Tiramisu and marzipan covered in chilli chocolate
Nose - Raisins and apricots soaked in sherry. Dark chocolate shavings, followed by fresh wood shavings and sharp citrus fruits.
Taste - Tangy orange marmalade, with sour apple and pears topped off with chocolate covered raisins. It's soft and gentle, with gentle spices coming in at the end to warm up your mouth. I'm not always a fan of sherry cask finished whiskies, but this one is truly incredible!
Nose - The nose starts with cherry pie and flapjacks. Hints of orange boiled sweets come next and peanut butter.
Taste - The palate is quite rich and creamy. Bourbon notes mingle with orange and raisins. A cross between an Old Fashioned and a Manhattan.
Finish - The finish has syrupy elements with vanilla and honey.