The English Whisky Sherry Cask

Overall rating
82.00/100
votes
6
Whiskybase ID
WB105243
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Release
Bottled
2017
Strength
56.5 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Label
Cask Strength
Barcode
5060199681409
Added on
18 dec 2017 7:34 am by whisky313
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 7.63

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Whisky reviews for The English Whisky Sherry Cask

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 82.00 points.

  1. notesofmalt scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    The English Sherry Cask - Single Cask Release, 56.5% alc. Original bottling, St. George's Distillery. Ageing: sherry cask

    Nose: Fruity with dried cranberries and raspberries, also sultanas. Reminds me of shortbread with baked fruit. I also find mild spices, including pepper and some ginger.

    Palate: Very unusual. First of all, I have to emphasize that I don't notice the alcohol at all. A very creamy start, the whisky builds up gently and then becomes sweeter and sweeter. Grapes, pomace, olives, then the whisky changes back towards the dried fruits of the nose. In addition, a slight ginger spiciness and green pepper.

    Finish: medium long, the spices have disappeared again, but suddenly a lot of sweet cookie dough.

    Conclusion: Interesting story. The whisky always bends in a different direction and leaves me a little perplexed, but at the same time I am enthusiastic about such specimens. i like him 84/100 points (2022)

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  2. InbhirNis scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Not at all bad - a nice surprise, and my favourite from this distillery to date.
    • Nose
      85 85
      The highlight of the dram - light, sweet, creamy sherry and white pepper.
    • Taste
      81 81
      Rather bland at first, improves with water. It's clearly young, but a pleasantly sour gristiness offsets the nose nicely.
    • Finish
      81 81
      Medium, clean, with grape juice and a touch of Gaviscon(!), slight bitterness at the last.

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