Insider knowledge: Highland Park 16 Year Old - Alchemist whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Highland Park 16 Year Old - Alchemist whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Rum like, very light, fruity, little bit spicy.
Palate: Very sweet, barley, vanilla, apricot, smoke.
Finish: Malty sweet with just a touch of smoke, a hint of iodine, not that long, but the smokiness remains.