Bruichladdich Scottish Barley
Light yellow color that's reminiscent of pale Chardonnay, lightly steeped tea, and straw.
At 50%, Scottish Barley has noticeable fumes plus a variety subtle expressions including heather, sage, vanilla, orange peel, Cheerios, rubber, grass, oat and oak.
A medley of subtle flavor hits the palate with heather, grass, hay, dirt, nuts, creamy vanilla, butter, rubber, and salt.
A short to medium finish containing smoking wood, cream, and salt.
It's a smooth, pleasant, drinkable mans' dram, but it just may be too smooth and non-distinct for its own good. Scottish Barley is not suited for those seeking a peaty dram that hails from Islay.