Redbreast 1997

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Pot Still
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
All Sherry - Single Cask
Calculated age
20 years old
1st Fill Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
58.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Celtic Whiskey Shop Exclusive
Added on
27 nov 2017 11:14 am by Archer
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 370.00

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26 × member ratings

41 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Redbreast 1997

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.70 points.

  1. Archer scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    In a nutshell: a fantastic single cask. The fact that a basket full of tropical fruits appears at the end adds a crown to the already very successful whiskey.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Great nose! More reserved than the 2001 single Cask by CWS, but incredibly complex. The flavors of each shape are well coordinated: Dried figs and dates, blackberries, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, chervil and allspice. Toffee, caramel, warm vanilla sauce.
    • Taste
      93 93
      Oily and smooth, some liquorice, pepper, but also raisins and dried figs, cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper. After a while, actually banana puree and some papaya. Very interesting development after tending towards dark sherry at the beginning. Very full-bodied and mouth-filling.
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long and only slightly dry, the tropical fruits, which appeared on the tongue after a while, develop fully in the finish. Fantastic.

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  3. springtank scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. Tony_drink_not_drunk scored this whisky 73 points Member Senior

    Redbreast 20 years 1975-1997 for Celtic whiskey shop
    Alcohol: 58.2% Cask: 1 fill Sherry butt

    =>Nose: artificial fragrance,Ester smell

    =>Taste: taste like bourbon.Maybe I'm too sensitive to the paint. Can't taste much other flavors.

    =>Score: 73 [can try]

  5. vlad78 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    For some strange reason, these worthy people from the green island distinctly remind me of a currant bush, although I do not remember when I tried to smell it. But this combination of malted and ordinary barley makes the taste palette more colorful - there are a lot of wild berries there. It smells like a basket full of berries that you picked in the forest, put the basket itself in the trunk, came home, took it out and found some of the berries dented.
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90


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