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Kilbeggan 08-year-old

Overall rating
76.63/100
votes
10
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
04.02.2016
Stated Age
08 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L16012
Barcode
5099357003715
Added on
05 Jan 2018 2:52 pm by Lech Lomond
ColoredNon-chillfiltered

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Whisky Reviews for Kilbeggan 08-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 76.63 points

  1. Martin1965 scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Honey, vanilla
    • Taste
      Spicy, vanilla, bitter oak but not much
    • Finish
      In short, wooden sweetness

  2. Archer scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    The grain is natural, but it's not intrusive.
    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  3. Moses scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    I got that in a set. Would not buy it.
    But I would like to share impressions. Not as bad as I thought. He has his place in his category.
    • Nose
      77 77
      Come alcoholic, but still fresh notes, a little vanilla, you could smell longer because lemons come through!? .... again gone.
    • Taste
      79 79
      Is it rather oily or buttery mixed in alcohol / grain, rather sweet combined with hints of vanilla. Yes .... somehow simple but really ok for a blend.
    • Finish
      78 78
      As expected with a grain.
      Not lasting but soft, pleasant, light alcoholic, when fading away. Not bad for a grain / blend.

  4. stefan_PB scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    PLV good with this whiskey. However, I tasted an older version and a newer one. The newer is almost completely the same in terms of taste, but in my opinion the quality is slightly worse. My rating therefore refers to the newer version.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Fresh Obsalat in the nose adds something metallic and citrus stands out a bit. However altogether very restrained in the nose.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Extremely mild. Light apple pear note. A little malt. At the end a bit sprightly.
    • Finish
      78 78
      Medium long, dry with little oak. Rather weak in the finish.

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