Ichiro’s Malt Six of Clubs 2000, 9-year-old. 57.9%abv


Nose: Gunpowder/struck match, lime, white pepper, mushroom, mixed peel. With water, marzipan comes through.
Palate: Blood orange, burnt toffee, gunpowder/struck match, blackberry, wet earth. With water, the mixed peel zings.
Finish: Sweet spices, blackberries, Christmas pudding drizzled in warm treacle and buttered shrooms. Lots of struck match.
General Comment: Too much gunpowder/sulphur for my liking
Rating: 76/100

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