Kavalan Solist Ex-Bourbon Cask, 57.1%

Price: $100.00 Issue: Summer 2012 Reviewer: Dominic Roskrow

This is the pick of the bunch, the whisky equivalent of Fountains of Wayne; an effervescent dessert whisky, which from the first aroma to the final finish is a consistent mix of vanilla, coconut, and overripe banana, sprinkled with icing sugar and cinnamon.