The KOTQ has enjoyed 3 tastings from the Loch Lomond distillery

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Distillery Region Open Blends
Loch Lomond Western Highlands 1966 – Today Unknown
       
Status Ownership Water Source Production
Active Loch Lomond Distillery Co Loch Lomond 4,000,000 liters/year
       
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LOCH LOMOND Inchmurrin 04Q2 – LOCH LOMOND 10 Inchmurrin [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bluff
Petroleum, phenol
Rich and thick
Smoky, peppery, soapy?, vanilla cream
Sweet, slightly warm, longer finish
Too sweet, syrupy
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Bop
Cream soda/vanilla
Some smoky and peppery
Harsh-middle of tongue pain/painful
A little bland-maybe too young
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Cyclone
Gold
Grassy, salty
Strong and aggressive
Milky, peppery
Quick, uneventful
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Irving
Diet Coke
Estery, 2-dimensional
Shallow
Flat, bland
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Lakeview
Maple syrup/orange
Peppery (reminds me of Talisker)
Sugary
Don’t like the sugar/pepper mix
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Tao
Neutral
Bland
Syrupy – too much
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Ville
Absent, bland
Short, stout
Nutty, some salt
Medium, lingers
Don’t Import into USA, keep in Scotland
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004

LOCH LOMOND yo 17Q1 – LOCH LOMOND 18 yo [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bop
Sourdough bread, oyster mushrooms on steak
Earthy with a little walnut
Group didn’t like it. At best esoteric.
17Q1-Bass
April 29th, 2017
Lakeview
Charcoal
Sweaty ass
Brutal
Turpentine
Better than the rest but…
Perplexing contrast between nose and palate and finish… unique and interesting but wouldn’t hit it again.
17Q1-Bass
April 29th, 2017

LOCH LOMOND Old Rhosdhu 04Q2 – LOCH LOMOND 5 Old Rhosdhu [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bluff
Butterscotch, slightly smoky, some peat
medium- bodied
Sweet, but bitter, dirty grass
Warm and lingering
Pleasing nose, but somewhat confusing palatte
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Bop
Love it – butterscotch!
Thick body
Fishy – a little sour over multiple sips
Stout-residual (perhaps by-product of age), soapy
Interesting single malt
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Cyclone
Gold
Lemonade, grass
Cool, fun
A good house guest. Just stays long enough.
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Irving
Hay
Honey
Confused
Lingering heat but flat
Won’t improve with age.
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Lakeview
Is this Master of All He Surveys?!?
Uneventful
About what I would expect from a 5 yr – see me in 10 years.
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Tao
Toe jam
Hobbit
V. sweet
Hollow
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004
Ville
Bland
Mild
Soapy, w/Fabric Softener
Pointed, lingers
OK – Would not Buy. No prevailing factor.
04Q2-Bop
July 24th, 2004