SMWS 71.40: Sticky Apricot Tarts at an Indian Market was tasted at Meeting No. 25 on June 25, 2014. Out of 5, we rated it exceptionally at 4.18. SMWS 71.40: Sticky Apricot Tarts at an Indian Market ranks 3rd overall in Scotch. Costing $180, this spirit is expensive, but worth it.
Greg • 6/25/2014 • 4.5
Nose of sweet clover honey. Taste of sweet candied apricots and burnt caramel, lush and fertile. Gimme some more of THAT!
Todd H. • 6/25/2014 • 4.5
Wet plump and juicy - ripe citrus mess. So, sexy!
Kevin • 6/25/2014 • 4.5
Onion-savory on the nose, followed by stone fruit jam. Like a spicy apricot-mint jam. Surprisingly delicate and complex, like a really refined moscato grappa. With water, the chewy, jamminess comes front and center.
Elliott • 6/25/2014 • 4.5
Old in age, but with an open, youthful, yeasty nose. Wine - plum? Round, mouth filling flavor of nectar, but sugar, and a little wood. The age has softened the high proof and this is ridiculously drinkable. I get the orange like a high proof triple sec thrown in an Orange Julius. One of the best cask-strength Speysides I've tried.
Matt G. • 6/25/2014 • 4.0
Extremely earthy on the nose. I don't like it. It reminds me of an old sock in algae. Drinking starts with deep moss, but quickly finishes smoother. No aftertaste.
Gavin • 6/25/2014 • 4.0
Nose: Sweaty musky humid caramelized stone fruit. Taste: wonderful strength: light burn, slow mouth watering blend, no bite, breathe in the crispest air on the earth to top it off.
Brian W. • 6/25/2014 • 4.0
Detecting a toasty, woody-type smell with some sort of plum or berry at the tail end. Can't get the "chewy mahogany" out of my head, so that's what I'm tasting - very good!
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