The KOTQ has enjoyed 3 tastings from the Longmorn distillery

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Distillery Region Open Blends
Longmorn Speyside 1894 – Today Unknown
       
Status Ownership Water Source Production
Active Pernod Ricard Local springs 3,500,000 liters/year
       
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LONGMORN yo 08Q2 – LONGMORN 16 yo [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bluff
Wet oak
Rich and medium-bodied
Creamy butter, toffee and butterscotch
Coating, but somewhat bitter finish
Lousy packaging…the box was not designed to pick up from the top. Overly fancy packaging and leather trim on the bottle makes me think the distillery is trying to hide something undesirable about the scotch.
08Q2-Bluff
May 31st, 2008
Bop
A light but happy taste.
A speyside with a little bit of taste. It wears its 16 years quite well. I’m sure the lesser aged malts that go into blends lack the character of this expression.
08Q2-Bluff
May 31st, 2008

LONGMORN yo 08Q4 – LONGMORN 16 yo [Distillery bottling at Standard Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bluff
Salty, iodine
Big and Bold
Sweet, then meaty. cutting it draws out the toffee and less ether
Long, kind of bitter, not very comforting/friendly
48% – needs to be cut, it’s rough without it.
08Q4-Bop
January 3rd, 2009
Bop
Cherry
Cut or as a 48? The bottler recommends both, btw. It actually needed the help as it became fruity and tasteful upon cutting.
08Q4-Bop
January 3rd, 2009
Hoopie
Briny; after cutting fruity (cherries)
Slight saltiness almost cough syrup
Not much until after cutting
Cutting it really opened it up.
08Q4-Bop
January 3rd, 2009
Lakeview
Iodine
peppery with cherry
Excellent cut with a 1/4 teaspoon
Much better when ever-so-slightly cut
08Q4-Bop
January 3rd, 2009

LONGMORN yo Old Malt Cask 16Q4 – LONGMORN 18 yo Old Malt Cask [Hunter Laing bottling at Cask Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bop
Cherry, vanilla-bourbon
Black licorice – a lot of traction igniting cotton mouth
Morning after cottonmouth. After cut lots of chocolate covered cherries. Way better cut.
16Q4-Stretch
January 21st, 2017