This has been a good year for Colkegan Cask Strength. It started the year with 4.5 out of 5 in Distilling.com's New Release Roundup, then it made its way to the Whisky Advocate, where it earned 90 points in the Spring 2022 issue. Now it's just earned 90 points from the Ultimate Spirits Challenge.
Intensely aromatic with touches of green apple, honeysuckle, iodine, and burnt thyme. Round and deceptively smooth on the palate, before deep, earthy spice and orchard fruit emerge. The finish endures with honey-roasted walnuts and wisps of sweet smoke. Delicious.