Macduff 1997 TWC

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
The Whisky Cask (TWC)
Stated Age
20 years old
Guyana Diamond Rum Cask
57.1 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
16 feb 2018 8:05 am by Mischi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89.00

5 × in wishlist

26 × member ratings

23 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Macduff 1997 TWC

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.54 points.

  1. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    clearly a malt only for hardcore rum fans
    on the nose the influence of the rum barrel could be even stronger
    but on the palate it has shown itself to be a good and typical representative of the rum finish malts
    liked it very much
    • Nose
      Molasses !!, special but great, bast + oak, flowery, slightly chemical note, mini oak, sweetness increases, dry Mos, Haribobär, vanilla is coming
      with water: vanilla becomes less, oak, more spicy, cinnamon, berries

      from the 1920s: first sweet becomes spicy, herbal note, !!!, banana, tingling
      with water: earthy, mini cheese then comes out very sweet, grassy, slightly rubbery
    • Taste
      soft, round, oily, creamy

      Molasses becomes tart, dark fruit, very spicy, oak increases, dark caramel comes to Rolo

      with water: softer, sweet, liquorice, oak, a note that I cannot name
    • Finish
      tart, very spicy, oak comes, molasses

      with water: even more flavorful, even more bitter

  2. zapfdaniel scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Strong ester and rum notes together with ripe Macduff. I am absolutely not a fan of bottling from rum casks, but this is by far the best rum cask that I have had in my glass.
    A few drops of water bring out the rum notes even better, but with too much it quickly loses complexity.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87


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