Day 9 – McNair’s Lum Reek Blended 12-year old, peated


Day 9 for the Kensington Wine Market Whisky Advent Calendar is McNair’s Lum Reek Blended 12-year-old Peated.  This expression was blended by GlenAllachie Distillers in 2018.  This whisky is a blend of peated malts from Islay (Caol Ila) and Speyside (GlenAllachie) distilleries.  These malts are a minimum 12 years old and drawn from received_550004675838418Bourbon, red wine and PX Sherry casks.  The name was inspired by a well-known Scottish toast “Long may your Lum Reek!” “Lum” is a term used for chimney.

Bottled at 46% ABV.

Nose: Dark Chocolate, coffee, sweet peated chimney smoke, butterscotch.

Palate: More chimney smoke from a crofters cabin, spices, toffee and more butterscotch.

Finish: Long, sweet and smokey.

Rating: 8.8/10

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