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Whisky: Balvenie 17 year old Islay Cask
Age: 17 years
Type: Single malt
   
Cask Type: Lagavulin
Strength: 43%
   
Distillery: Balvenie Distillery
Country: Scotland: Speyside
   
 
Date: 20-03-2005
Nose: Dark, sweet, salty, seaweed, honeycomb.
Flavour: A trace of peat, some seaweed, stimulating, some faint sour.
Body: Slightly dry, a little oily, calm, lasts reasonably long.
Comments: A good whisky although we're not impressed by the islay part.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +--- ---- (8.25)
   
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