Review No.107. Mannochmore 12 Year Old

Whisky: Mannochmore 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky, 43%

Nose: Raisins, citrus, salt, grass, malt

Taste: Candy, mixed tropical fruit cordial, liquorice, alcohol

Finish: Dry white wine, citrus sours

Score: 2.25

Summary: There is an interesting mix of sweet and sourness to this one which gives it some complexity I think.  There is a freshness to the flavours and even though I don’t pick up the same notes on the taste as with the nose I liked what was being offered on both fronts.  There is an alcohol note on the taste which does not help and the finish is almost non existent.  At best I could pick up some dry sour notes – like a dry white wine.


Scoring scale: My scores reflect a balance of the overall experience, availability and cost for a whisky,

1 – not to my preference

2 – tastes fine but does not excite me

3 – more to my liking and would revisit occasionally

4 – very much to my liking and would consider as a regular feature on my whisky shelf

5 – permanent feature on my whisky shelf


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