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 Bourbon, 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.