Redbreast 2001

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Pot Still
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
All Sherry - Single Cask
Calculated age
16 years old
1st Fill Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
58.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Celtic Whiskey Shop Exclusive
Added on
27 nov 2017 11:10 am by Archer
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 279.48

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Whisky reviews for Redbreast 2001

3 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 90.04 points.

  1. Archer scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A great and demanding single cask. A bit uncomfortable here and there, which only makes the whiskey more interesting.
    • Nose
      Earthy, fat and spicy, a bit of must and mold from an old barrel. Dried blackberries and blueberries, raisins, dark chocolate. Every now and then scratches a small sulfur note, but gets over it well, especially after the glass has stood still for a certain period of time. Dark chocolate (Scho-ka-kola). Burning spices, which were initially covered by the earthy notes: clove powder, cinnamon, curry spice, tarragon.
    • Taste
      Earthy, spicy and creamy, you don't think it has nearly 59%. Dark (dried) fruits, tart chocolate. Pepper, coriander, cinnamon, a little ginger, juniper berries. Has a pleasant, woody tartness.
    • Finish
      Long and dry, licorice, dark chocolate, pepper.

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  3. vlad78 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A very rich flavor palette, combined with a high degree, makes the whiskey very attractive and tasty.
    • Nose
      90 90
      First it is a cake with candied fruits and dried fruits, cookies, a pie with wild berries, raspberries and strawberries, orange peel, gooseberry jam, sprinkled with cinnamon.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Spices, dark chocolate raisins, dried apples, wild berries, old candied plum jam. To be honest, there are so many berry tones that it is impossible to catch them all, to grab onto them. A very versatile, very interesting whiskey.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Leather, spices, berries, tobacco, all this plays, changes, stays with you for a long time.

  4. penumbra scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Oh, so this is called the answer.
    • Nose
      Gummy bears, caramel sea salt banana boat, amber walnuts, honey, condensed milk, dark rum, liquid brownie, extremely sweet handmade chocolate, coarse grain hair cake, whiskey syrup.
      There is one thing to say, if the spirits are sweetened, they can basically be conclusive. But the rare thing is that the complexity of the smell is pretty good. I don’t know if there will be surprises in the follow-up, but there is no doubt that Midleton Regardless of the wine, at least the Shirley barrel resources can hang Scotland in the same period to make a Thomas manoeuvre. People can't help but recall that Solvay had a golden age before the bill was revised.
    • Taste
      Sweet and bitter, obviously sour and astringent. The small Bupleurum granules are hand-blended and put cold. The Chinese patent medicine has a distinctive flavor. Cocoa, Shirley, walnut powder, lotus heart, almond wood shell, have a burning sensation of fireworks.
      Ah, it’s like I had a very balanced and wonderful cup of coffee, but I had to rinse my mouth with Coca-Cola before drinking it. It felt like that. I am beginning to believe that this is the original Shirley barrel. By the way, the ungerminated barley used for Irish single-pot distillation is supposed to be opportunistic, and it has a bit of advantage in the body, but this oil is too mediocre. Control the strong barrel smell.

      Better, average fat, average sweetness, sourness, a little bit astringency, significant bitterness, no pungency, almost no alcohol.
    • Finish
      Long-lasting, black clever, espresso, milk tablets.

  5. Archer scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur


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