The Thanksgiving Dram

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My Thanksgiving dram of the evening is @shelterpoint brand new expression “Smoke Point.” This is a classic Shelter Point Single Grain Whisky finished for 8 months in ex-Laphroaig casks 😍. Non-chill filtered, no colour added and bottled a 55% ABV.

Colour: Rich Amber

Nose: Salted Toffee and Black Licorice. Wet Cedar Smoke.

Palate: Smooth, medicinal, Soft and salty smoke from a seaweed and driftwood beach fire.

Mouth Feel: Buttery

I paired this delicious dram with an amazing Turkey dinner prepared by my lovely mother in-law and a relaxing firepit with family and friends. However, I look forward to trying other pairings too.. Maybe fresh local oysters…

Shelter Point’s Smoke Point checks a lot of boxes for me and although they are great friends of mine and I’m a little biased.. They just keep knocking it out of the park with each expression they release. Their biggest problem is keeping it on the shelves!

I am giving it a rating of 8.8/10 @ Courtenay, British Columbia

Adam, Blue Collar

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