The Southside Whisky Club  

Black Bull 12yo | 50.0% | Blend
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Meet #6   |   15/01/11   |   Hosted by Russell
It was Blends Night at the Southside Whisky Club and we stupidly decided to review this whisky after sinking 2 other bottles.. slight carnage.
Other bottles sampled:
#10 Bailie Nichol Jarvie | Not reviewed
#11 Campbeltown Loch | Not reviewed
Rich, sweet and fruity, like a journey on the fruit-train from bananas to raisins via grapefruit (all fruit-trains pass through grapefruit). Apple and brandy notes combine into, well, apple brandy.
Sweet, rich and spicy. All the ingredients of an early December party: dried fruits, orange peel and spice for the mince pies washed down with mulled wine and port. Petunias, chocolate and fudge with a lingering autumn mulch. Do you have to let it linger? (no cranberries, though).
Finish & Comments
A long syrupy, salty, spicy, Lidl Christmas biscuity finish. Shove that down your air-hole.
~£32 (70cl)
We've always scored out of 10 in our group (see number in red box, below), with scores regularly given across that spectrum. The value out of 100 below is adjusted to the scale most commonly used for whisky reviews, to allow for better comparison.

82 / 100

Average score

Detailed scores (out of 10)
No ratings available.
Tasting Game Points (out of 18)
Adam: 3
Fran: 4
George: 2
Huw: 4
Iain: 3
Imogen: 2.5
Jamie: 3.5
Martin: 2
Phil: 2.5
Russell: N/A
Saskia: 4
Will: 3


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