Our tasting notes are as follows:
Color: Motor oil
Nose: Peeling back a thick layer of warming peat (redolent of southern barbecue) reveals overripe bananas in brown sugar, fairground kettle corn, burnt caramel over roasted peanuts, and fried pickles
Palate: Oily entry leads to a honeyed and leathery palate with toffee apples, cola syrup, and a continuation of the burnt caramel note from the nose
Finish: While the smoke lingers on there remain notes of ash, pine, and browned butter
On the label: Unrelenting peat reek opening but with fairground kettle corn and southern barbecue behind. Honeyed, leathery palate with pine and ash on the finish.
Founded in 2010 in Seattle, WA, Westland Distillery mashes, distills, matures and bottles American Single Malt Whiskey in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Distilled in the Scottish tradition and matured in the American style, Westland brings a new and distinctly American voice to the world of single malt whiskey.
Westland is firming their position in the World Whisky Category alongside the likes of Suntory, Nikka, Chichibu, Glann ar Mor, Lark and others.
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