Insider knowledge: Old Orkney 8 Year Old 35cl whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Old Orkney 8 Year Old 35cl whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Heathery peat, butter fudge and sea breeze.
Palate: Smoke and menthol softened by buttery caramel.
Finish: Salty and heathery with a touch of spice.
Overall: A blended malt whisky from the stormy Orcadian islands.