A week in and still so many amazing spirits to taste! Today in our Advent Calendars you'll find The Dalmore 12 Year Old and Nikka Whisky From The Barrel in The Whisky Advent Calendar and The Japanese Whisky Advent Calendar respectively...
The Whisky Advent Calendar
The Dalmore 12 Year Old - Single malt from this famous Highland distillery, matured in American oak before part of it is finished in Oloroso Sherry casks. Expect citrus, dried fruit and mocha notes.
The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar
Islay 6 Year Old - Single Minded (Douglas Laing) - From an unnamed distillery on Islay, this is a relatively young and feisty peated single malt with notes of camphor, spice and sweet toasted barley.
The Bourbon Advent Calendar
Smooth Ambler Old Scout 7 Year Old Bourbon - A tremendous straight bourbon 'scouted out' and bottled by the folk at Smooth Ambler. Made with 36% rye, Jim Murray gave this 95.5 Points.
The Gin Advent Calendar
Death's Door Gin - An American gin made with a Washington Island wheat and Wisconsin malted barley base spirit and botanicals such as juniper (obviously), coriander and fennel seed.
The Rum Advent Calendar
Trois Rivières VSOP Réserve Spéciale - Another rhum agricole (made with pure cane sugar juice), this VSOP boasts notes of gingerbread and honeyed fruits as well as touches of tobacco.
The Premium Whisky Advent Calendar
Mortlach 18 Year Old - A vatting of single malt matured in ex-Sherry casks and refill American oak casks, all aged for at least 18 years. Notes of cedar, toffee, dark fruit and cocoa from the Beast of Dufftown.
The Old & Rare Whisky Advent Calendar
Tomatin 36 Year Old - Batch 2 - Another single malt matured in ex-Sherry and refill American oak casks, this small batch release was aged for twice as long as the Mortlach! Just 800 bottles were produced.
The Very Old & Rare Whisky Advent Calendar
Auchentoshan 44 Year Old 1966 - Worth over £4,000 per bottle, this astonishing Lowland single malt exhibits all the honeyed, herbal fruit note complexity you could wish for. Sublime.
The Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar
Hyde 10 Year Old No.1 President's Cask
The Single Cask Whisky Advent Calendar
Glentauchers 6 Year Old 2008 (cask 8511273) - The Octave (Duncan Taylor)
The Japanese Whisky Advent Calendar
Nikka Whisky From The Barrel
The American Whiskey Advent Calendar
Roughstock Montana Spring Wheat Whiskey
The Vodka Advent Calendar
Staritsky Levitsky Reserve Vodka
The Tequila Advent Calendar
1800 Añejo Tequila
The Cognac Advent Calendar
Le Réviseur VS Cognac
The Armagnac Advent Calendar
Clés des Ducs XO
The Mezcal Advent Calendar
Alipús San Andrés
The Absinthe Advent Calendar
La Maison Fontaine Verte