SMWS 9.74: Thai Noodle Stir-Fry was tasted at Meeting No. 25 on June 25, 2014. Out of 5, we rated it very highly at 3.45. SMWS 9.74: Thai Noodle Stir-Fry ranks 22nd overall in Scotch. Costing $100, this spirit is on the pricier side given the our rating of it.
Lot's of banana coming through on the nose followed by a serious solvent smell on the deep inhale. Little bit of toasted marshmallow. Very drinkable with water. Coming back after trying the other selection - this spirit smells like potpourri.
It smells great, like I'm putting my nose into a bag of banana chips! The first sip is hard on the mouth because of its high proof. I can't get much of a taste. Five drops of water open it up and tone down the strength.
Sweet and sour up-front. Funky old wood on the back. That sweet and sour combo - like rice wine vinegar and duck sauce fighting back and forth - hangs on throughout the taste. With five drops of water, the rice wine element goes away - old funky wood flavor remains - this element reminds me of Japanese whiskey.
I get the banana, but there's also the vanilla on the nose, followed by pure nose-singing alcohol. Spicy, aggressive, oily and fierce. Something off with this. With two drops of water, it has an added minty essence.
Tobacco and apple, as from pipe smoke, the sweetness from the malt if prominent, fantastic flavor for a ten-year scotch.
Nose: the deeper you breathe, the hotter the burn. Floral perfume. Taste: sour apple, peppery burn. Lift your tongue and let it lie underneath, if you dare.
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