But I agree with Lord_P - the Very Young were quite good and and this is supposedly even better.
You can find find a review over at Whiskyfun.com:
(Scroll down a bit.)
parvus wrote:I had another dram of the VY last night, hells bells that is one potent dram. Enjoyable, but the finish is just a bit much at times, very long and very 'sour'.
For how long have your bottle been open?
Mine has been breathing for six months+ and it has lost a lot of it's initial "kick in the teeth" attack - it's now mellower and a bit sweeter. Actually I like it better now than when I first opened it.
https://www.lfw.co.uk/secureshop.asp?Ta ... eg_10.html
I battled through 2 bottles of the Very Young. I rather enjoyed it and certainly prefer it to 'Oogie.
An 8yo CS OB Ardbeg, with a cool label and warnings of 'it's too peaty - you wont like it'. I'm tempted to get in the car and drive rather than wait for one to come in the post.
I wont be adding water and plan to only sample it before 12.00 pm.
kiltrock68 wrote:I tried the new SY at the Whiskyfair/Limburg and in my opinion its much more powerful than the VY. A real peat hammer! Its very close to the VY committee for discussion bottling.
As a fan of Ardbeg, you ll love it!
More powerful than VY ??!!
Must really be a mouthfull then. Makes one wonder if they intend the new Ten to be akin to the current expression or if they plan to take it in a new, perhaps peatier direction...
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