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Overall rating
84.00/100
votes
5
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
All toasty and cosy
Vintage
06.06.2008
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
11.31
Number of bottles
234
Strength
60.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Sep 2017 10:53 am by dramspotter
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky Reviews for Tomatin 2008 SMWS 11.31

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.00 points

  1. FernetBranco did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Original Notes from the SMWS website: https://smws.sg/whisky/exotic-cargo

    "A silky veil sweet of vanilla and butter pastry engulfed our senses like wearing warm and toasty tea cosies inside our heads. Floral honeysuckle and elderflower tantalised and teased before delicately delivering custard creams, candy canes and pink Turkish delight. A citric breeze of kiwi and fresh strawberry passed by perhaps mixed and mashed into a creamy milkshake. Then the dry spiciness of pink peppercorns and sweeter garam masala with turmeric blending perfectly with the woodiness of dry seasoned oak. The finish was rich and long lasting, chewy and pleasing, with a memory of butter on toasted malt loaf."

  2. Andytka3 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N- Young and immensely hot, penetrating raw strength that masks the rest at the beginning. Breathing time needed for this, search for the restrained notes of sticky honey, vanilla, mars bar with zest of green mango and some nice guava skin. Still quite grassy with whiff of oak shaving, hue of carpenter workshop.

    P- Surely, is hot, is spicy and get ready to sweat a little, and beware not to get choked here! Stiff solvent notes interplay with toasted pepper, evolved to lightly burnt crepe suzette gravy with liquorice candy.

    F- Long, powerful and punchy spicy notes with uprising smoky strength. Not so cosy, perhaps "Backyard on fire" a better expression here. Lips burning that evolved to sticky sweet liquorice minted fructose.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Th3WhiskyColl3ctor scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

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