Cairdeas is pronounced (car-chas) with traditional Gaelic meaning of “friendship”
Suggested Retail Price: $74.99
Availability: 3,000 bottles with limited distribution in Arizona, Northern & Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Washington D.C., West Virginia and Wyoming.
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Color: Light gold. Beautiful subtle color.
Aroma: Peat smokiness much lighter than Laphroaig, but true to Laphroaig character. Nut flesh without oiliness or nut skin. Honeyed.
Tasted Neat: Very little burn. Gentle sweetness. Feather light. Hint of pepper. Heat grows as it is sipped.
Mouth Feel: Light
Comparable Spirit: If you are a fan of peated scotches, Laiphroaig particularly, this would most likely be something you would enjoy.
Possible Uses, Pairings and / or Cocktails: neat, with splash of water or a few rocks.
Review sample courtesy representatives of Laphroaig & Beam Global Wine & Spirits