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Overall rating
90.39/100
votes
33
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Vintage
1990
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
27 years old
Number of bottles
150
Strength
51.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
The Whisky Exchange Exclusive
Market
gb United Kingdom
Added on
15 Sep 2017 4:44 pm by Connaisseur
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 292,13

33 × member ratings

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Member Senior drinker1965
93
Expert Junior jyuichi
93
Expert Junior fesse
92
Member Senior Christine1971
92
Expert Junior tk0712
92
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92
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Expert Senior WhiskyNotes
92
Connoisseur thijs100
91
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91
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91
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90
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89
Expert Junior Scott-Scotch
89
Connoisseur MaltMartin
89
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89
Expert Senior cavalier66
89
Connoisseur jazzpianofingers
88
Expert Senior JürgenWhisky
88
Expert Senior Rick78
88
Member Senior July-Malt
88
Administrator Vassago Clynelish
88

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Whisky Reviews for Irish Single Malt Whiskey 1990 TWA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.39 points

  1. thijs100 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Once again, the Irish deliver big time. Whiskies like these are future classics, that'll be looked back upon with a lot of fondness, and'll be held in high regard for a long time.
    • Nose
      Aah, this is like pure fruit juice. Very tropical and warm! Lots of sweet oranges, mango, and passion fruit. There's some honey here too, as well as a slight waxiness and some furniture polish, accompanied by light touches of vanilla.
    • Taste
      Geez, if ever there was a time to use the word smooth, this is it. Again, this is incredibly fruity, with many of the same fruits we've already encountered in the nose, now making an encore. There are some mild spices here as well, but the fruit is simply dominant. Finally also a hint of aniseed and cough syrup.
    • Finish
      The fruit lingers for a long time, only to be distracted by soft notes of menthol every now and again.

  2. WhiskyNotes scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    https://www.whiskynotes.be/2017/irish-whisky/irish-single-malt-1990-whisky-agency-whisky-exchange/

    Nose: slightly warmer than 1989, with a bit more vanilla cake and marshmallow aromas. Honey, apricots, dried pineapple rings and mango slices. Some zingy lime zest, light spices and polished oak. Floral notes as well as a chalky edge.
    Mouth: lovely stuff. Full of the typical tropical notes (mango, papaya, pineapple syrup, passion fruits…) with a rummy twist and honey. Hints of litchi as well. Also this slightly mineral backbone and some spices like cinnamon, pepper and aniseed.
    Finish: long, with mango sweetness and lingering spices.One of the warmer casks, with spices and minerals bringing more complexity to the luscious tropical fruitiness. Lovely Irish whisky.

  3. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/11/06/twe-show-2017-day-1/

    N: Evokes an instant ‘aah’ from me with further ‘aahs’ all round. There’s a deeper chalk note compared to the 1989 vintage.
    T: The main theme is pineapple mango putty-mash.
    F: A bit of fizz before lovely putty fruits and some controlled chalkiness.
    C: I think these two Irish work as a fine set. This one i find a little sweeter yet deeper and seemingly older, though it’s no more than a year younger.Scores a B[+]

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