.port ellen – 30yo – douglas laing – director’s cut #10124

53.5% abv, €1000, single malt, non-chill filtered, natural colour

Nose: pigs, hay, light smoke
Palate: sweet, dry, gentle, toffee, earthy, a hint of peatsmoke
Finish: dry, gentle, a touch of smoke
Mark: +++++ 
Conclusion: nothing special, even quite boring, I had expected more.
Value for money: +/++++ 
Quick note made at Jan Beckers’ Douglas Laing masterclass at Whisky Live Holland in the Hague, 15 November 2014

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