Insider knowledge: Balmenach 9 Year Old 2002 Advance Sample - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) 20cl whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Balmenach 9 Year Old 2002 Advance Sample - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) 20cl whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Spiced nose, with hints of violets and rose petal jelly. A little black pepper too.
Palate: Malty and rich, rum spice, heather, hints of soft smoke, nutmeg and coffee beans.
Finish: Long finish with rubbed petals and treacle.