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Overall rating
81.07/100
votes
17
Category
Blend
Distilleries
Bottler
Hibernia Distillers Ltd. (Hib)
Bottling serie
No. 6 - President’s Reserve
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Casks
Number of bottles
5000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Sep 2017 7:47 am by WhisperTheGhostComes
ColoredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 46,38

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17 × member ratings

45 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Hyde 08-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.07 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Powerful. Pulp paper. Floral. It's nagging ...
    • Taste
      Pretty evanescent. It has a certain depth. The association between an old malt and a young grain has no real interest here.
    • Finish
      Sparkling spices.

      Enthusiasm
      Nose & Mouth 2/5
      Final 3/5

      Whiskey n ° 1990

  2. The Warehouse No1 scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    Please do not expect a normal single malt from the sherry keg here! Presumably, valuations in the 70's range were made under false assumptions, but you have to take that whiskey for what it is:
    75% of an 8-year-old Grain whiskey was married to 25% of an 18-year-old Bushm ... (you know, of course!) The whole thing was then finished in sherry casks.
    Unusual and something completely different! I had total coffee-chocolate in my nose ... He was the first in a tasting and as an opener just right. Could imagine, that arrives very well with women.

  3. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Funny - I'm not a fan of rum finishes, there are rum-hyes, but this sherry hyde tastes about as I imagine a reasonably good rum finish. I'm happy to try, for a whole bottle he would be too sweet for me personally, but I think 37 € is appropriate.
    • Nose
      ostensibly brown cane sugar and baked pastry, a touch of speculoos; when deep sniffing tropical fruit notes (I can not exactly identify, because I have too much "suck") and something like Cachaça // cheaper white rum
    • Taste
      sweet - cane sugar, honey, a light touch of brandy and cheap, sweetened rum, well carved speculoos, gingerbread spice
    • Finish
      medium long, creamy-sweet, milk chocolate, honey, brandy bean

  4. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Well, that was unexpected. An Irish-Canadian whisk(e)y! 
    • Nose
      Saccarine, tropical notes, bubblegum, almost rum-like (rum with additives). Canadian too?
    • Taste
      Soft, sweet arrival. Vanilla, maple, honey, spice. Very canadian in profile. 
    • Finish
      Same as the palate. Flavours fade to maple and honey, with a medium long finish buoyed by a light spice. 

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