Macduff 1997 TWC

Overall rating
86.54/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB107940
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Cask (TWC)
Vintage
1997
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Guyana Diamond Rum Cask
Strength
57.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
16 feb 2018 8:05 am by Mischi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89.00

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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
      long
      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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