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Tamdhu Batch Strength

Overall rating
86.15/100
votes
205
Whiskybase ID
WB107756
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2018
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Casknumber
Batch 003
Strength
58.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Label
Special Edition
Barcode
5010852035216
Added on
12 Feb 2018 11:38 am by vb_bembel
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 70.05

35 × in wishlist

205 × member ratings

430 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tamdhu Batch Strength

39 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.15 points

  1. Querky scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    A very sweet sherry bomb with reasonable pricing. One thing I especially like about it is that the sherry doesn‘t overpower the single malt‘s characteristics - it doesn‘t taste like a sherry liqueur (as some sherry bombs tend to do).

    Colour: red gold
    • Nose
      87 87
      Sweet, fruity, apples, tender notes of sherry.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Very sweet with red apples, full-bodied, sweet flavours of grain and of course sweet sherry.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Honey, sultanas, tender notes of grain, malty. In the end you get a mild spiciness.

  2. maltaholic scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Nice color.
    Thin streaks on the glass reveal young age.

    He smells fruity.
    And after beautiful oak wood.
    Even some vanilla.
    The alcohol seems well integrated.
    There is nothing stinging.
    Over time, it gets a bit spicier.

    Violent start, strong, creamy, woody.
    A good mix of sherry and wood.
    Maybe he can take a drop of water.

    Very good to drink.
    And for 50 € a bargain ...

  3. peatbogger scored this whisky 85 points Specialist

    Enjoyed at the Scotia Spirit Scottish Tea Room in Köln.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Proper full on sherry nose.
      A little tough on the alc right away, but it either quiet down a bit after some time in the glass or my nose just got used to it.
      Raisins and fruitcake.
      Not as much "raw" wood as in many other CS sherry casks.
      A wee drop of water makes it sweeter and more approachable.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Sweet, rich, full body. Still not up to "nuclear" bomb level.
      As with the first nosing, the first taste appears a bit tough, or maybe intense alc, but it softens along the way.
      Sweet juicy red fruit, chocolate and concentrated caramel.
      Again, very consistant with the nose regarding the wood, soft and tasty.
      It handles a few drops of water quite well, the fruits opens up and spreads out some more. Becomes a little softer and more "likeable" without losing too much power.
      A candidate for exploration.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Quite long, sweet, spicy.
      Coffee, chocolate.
      Nice.

  4. The_Osprey scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Tamdhu Batch Strength 3, 58.3%. Consumed Oct 2019. Aroma has dried apple, oak . Taste is sherry, pungent notes, some aniseed. Has picked up a good oily body and carries no heat considering the abv. It does taste a bit over-oaky in places though 3.3/79

  5. Don Cassi scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    OMG, what a nose, dark fruits, dates, fruit gums, slightly perfumed, a touch of cloves and cinnamon - one of those drams that you could sniff at all evening without drinking it.

    Intense, slightly spicy, chocolaty with dried fruits. Maybe not quite as full as one would expect from the smell.

    In the finish, a nice chocolate note with light fruit aromas. It's a shame, unfortunately no more cinnamon. Unfortunately, it loses a bit of complexity and intensity here.
    Length: 6/10

    The nose is spectacular, then it breaks down a little, but that's complaining at a high level, great malt and a must for sherryheads!

    Note 1-

  6. WhiskyPEATer scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. Chesterfield scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. GuntherSchoemaker scored this whisky 87 points Newbie

    delicious whisky strong but also a soft after taste.
    sweet fragrance and a nice balance.
    • Nose
      fruity, delicious sherry scent.
    • Taste
      sweet tasteful whisky, taste lingers well.
    • Finish
      long after taste, chocolate, fruity

  9. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  10. Foudos scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

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