It smells and tastes like the ocean! Sherry sweetness on the nose. Interesting salty/briny taste with some sherry sweetness on the palate, not the honey-type sweetness that you’d get from a decent Speyside malt. The mouthfeel is a bit thin on this one, but it’s pretty balanced. The salt lingers through the short and drying finish. I would recommend this whisky for a beginner. I bought this for about $27. Great value at that price point, I’ll give it a solid “B.” 43% abv.