Overall rating
87.93/100
votes
18
Whiskybase ID
WB102968
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Pepper-crusted charred roast beef
Vintage
23.09.2004
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Virgin Heavy Toast Medium Char Oak Hogshead
Casknumber
72.51
Number of bottles
252
Strength
60.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
30 oct 2017 8:00 pm by FernetBranco
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 64.77

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Whisky reviews for Miltonduff 2004 SMWS 72.51

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.93 points.

  1. theograph scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A very idiosyncratic Malt! Such a blatant Balsamiconote paired with charred meat and other unexpected impressions I have never had.
    An experience, but not for all days ...
    • Nose
      Sourish - and how! That's like balsamic! "Gravy" - gravy, wine note and a portion of acidity - such as from a green Veltliner! Brown bread, bread dough, fermented sweetness, decent earthy and murderous, somewhere in the background seared meat, slightly nutty?
    • Taste
      Earthy and murderous, tobacco, (wet) leaves, old dusty wood, sour cherries, again bread dough / brown bread; with water much more fruit nuances, extremely dry and astringent, slightly sour, very meaty, again black grilled meat, balsamico; the alcohol is extremely well integrated, even without water not a bit sharp or pungent!
    • Finish
      Tart, fleshy and yet with certain fruit nuances, mouth-filling, medium to long and powerful in this strange combination;

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  3. Abadon05 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    I think that's great. Great malt, which is very complex and extraordinary.
    • Nose
      Pepper, coffee, burnt toast, which is already in the direction of roasted aromas. As well as dark Arkazienhonig
    • Taste
      Dark cherries, the coffee note is increasing and a sweetie is spreading.
    • Finish
      Again, the coffee, now comes the seared meat through easily.

  4. FernetBranco scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Notes von der website: https://www.smws.com/whisky/pepper-crusted-charred-roast-beef

    Ausgabepreis Oktober 2017: 57 GBP

    "This felt like a beautiful solid oak and veneered mahogany wardrobe, warm, rich, opulent and pretty much unmovable. Opening the wardrobe we found a pair of polished leather brogues and a new Barbour jacket. To taste it was big, dark and dangerous; Mulligatawny soup followed by oxtail and red wine stew with honey roasted parsnips. With water, aromas of pepper-crusted charred roast beef and pumpkin pie were followed by the intense dark sweetness of treacle tart accompanied by a glass of very old PX Sherry. After 11 years in a 1st fill white wine hogshead we transferred this whisky directly into a virgin oak hogshead for the remainder of its maturation."

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