Whiskybase uses tracking cookies in order to improve the website. Do you allow Whiskybase to place these cookies?

You can always change your decision under the privacy settings of your account.

Regardless of your choice Whiskybase places functional cookies to store settings and account information.

Whiskybase

Smokehead High Voltage IM

Overall rating
86.47/100
votes
59
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Ian Macleod (IM)
Bottled
2018
Strength
58.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 27 03 18 L3 21:37 BB
Barcode
5010852038712
Added on
07 Apr 2018 4:38 pm by st7
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 50.84

59 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Member Senior Jappie70
97
Member Senior Malt-Brother
90
Member Junior TheStig
90
Member Senior Whiskyfan1980
90
Member Senior WhiskySpring
89
Member Senior Glen Valley
89
Member Junior bumle17
89
Member Junior Islayender
89
Newbie Aelfaeth
89
Member Senior deejaybrocks
89
Member Senior Schamane70
89
Expert Junior mbinder
89
Expert Senior PituPops
88
Expert Junior fatalio
88
Member Junior spiritual_void
88
Member Senior whiskyleaksulm
88
Expert Junior Macavity
88
Member Senior Timmi7
88
Expert Junior Schmitti77
88
Member Senior Bam
88
Moderator dram-drinker
88
Expert Junior peatjens
88
Connoisseur st7
88
Expert Senior Poppi
88
Expert Senior voodoochile
88
Expert Senior Gondwana
88
Member Senior StefanE_MaltManiac
87
Member Senior keeper01
87
Expert Junior migor
87
Member Junior clausm
87
Expert Junior u-suke
87
Expert Junior Waltucho
87
Connoisseur Hvdree
86
Expert Senior Cap-buy
86
Specialist Isonone
86
Member Junior MegaKolom
86
Member Junior Islaybear
86
Expert Junior Bottlin Bond
86
Newbie Buck92
86
Member Senior ruff
86
Expert Junior Ronny_Germany
86
Connoisseur Maaseikwhiskyhead
86
Expert Junior Wundernase
86
Expert Senior Murphy
86
Expert Junior EarlMobile
85
Member Senior sugus
85
Expert Senior DenisL
85
Connoisseur malt65
85
Expert Junior Rorschach02
84
Expert Senior mark-achterhoek
84
Member Junior Sventze
84
Expert Senior Mc Tisj
84
Connoisseur Dris
83
Expert Senior maurisso
83
Connoisseur SanctTom
81
Expert Junior vorto25
81
Member Junior veta_g
80
Expert Junior Tim-R
77
Expert Senior Lorion
75

135 × in collection

Level Username Collection
Member Senior A.Jung
1
  • empty
Newbie Aelfaeth
1
  • open
Member Senior Akhmose
1
  • closed
Member Senior AuB
1
  • empty
Member Senior Bam
1
  • open
Member Senior Bärtchen
1
  • open
Member Senior Bauer
1
  • closed
Member Senior Bauze
1
  • closed
Expert Junior Bernds112
1
  • open
Expert Senior berstoka
1
  • closed
Member Junior Bigi81
1
  • closed
Expert Junior blondiehb
1
  • empty
Expert Senior Cap-buy
1
  • sample
Expert Junior Chicagoexpat
1
  • closed
Expert Senior Classic
1
  • sample
Member Senior clausomr
1
  • closed
Member Senior Clubsessel
1
  • open
Newbie Daniel18410
1
  • closed
Expert Junior daubler
1
  • sample
Member Senior deejaybrocks
1
  • closed
Member Senior DocBot
1
  • closed
Newbie DonMarconi
1
  • open
Member Senior Dortmunder
1
  • closed
Member Senior Dr.Poldi
1
  • closed
Moderator dram-drinker
1
  • sample
Expert Senior DramTimeNL
1
  • closed
Expert Junior Dude1971
1
  • closed
Expert Junior EarlMobile
1
  • empty
Expert Senior Fabio2
1
  • closed
Member Junior Fingerstefan
1
  • closed
Expert Junior Flint
1
  • closed
Member Senior Gauron
2
  • closed
  • empty
Expert Senior Gondwana
2
  • closed
  • closed
Expert Senior GuybrushThreepwood
1
  • sample
Member Senior Hååk
1
  • closed
Member Senior Heinerle
1
  • sample
Member Junior Islaybear
1
  • open
Member Junior Islayender
1
  • open
Member Senior Issie
1
  • closed
Member Junior Jamie McDubh
1
  • closed
Member Senior Jappie70
1
  • open
Member Senior Johan Smeele
1
  • closed
Expert Senior JollyRoger
1
  • closed
Expert Senior jose
1
  • sample
Member Senior keeper01
1
  • open
Member Senior Kilchoman(n)
1
  • closed
Member Senior lazycat74
1
  • sample
Member Senior LieBull
1
  • closed
Expert Senior Lorion
1
  • sample
Expert Junior Macavity
4
  • open
  • closed
  • closed
  • closed
Member Senior Maltfreak
1
  • closed
Member Senior MaltMunky
1
  • sample
Member Senior Mark plat
1
  • open
Connoisseur Marko_I
1
  • sample
Expert Junior mbinder
1
  • open
Member Senior Me2
2
  • open
  • closed
Member Junior MegaKolom
1
  • sample
Member Senior mickeosth
1
  • closed
Member Junior mickeosth67
1
  • closed
Expert Junior migor
1
  • sample
Member Junior Momsdef
1
  • closed
Member Senior Mr. Truckle
1
  • closed
Member Senior Niftywhisky
1
  • closed
Member Junior Nikkl
1
  • empty
Member Senior Nova275
1
  • closed
Expert Senior olegborgol
2
  • sample
  • sample
Expert Junior peatjens
1
  • closed
Member Senior penex
1
  • closed
Newbie raoul120
1
  • closed
Member Senior rdmooij
1
  • open
Expert Junior Rico el Romano
1
  • closed
Expert Junior Rorschach02
1
  • open
Member Senior Rozemat
1
  • closed
Member Junior Ruben H
1
  • closed
Newbie Schiwan
1
  • open
Expert Junior Schmitti77
1
  • sample
Member Junior Schwarzwaldschotte
1
  • closed
Member Senior sidewinner
1
  • closed
Member Senior Sili_69
1
  • closed
Expert Junior simon81
1
  • closed
Newbie SLu
1
  • closed
Connoisseur st7
1
  • closed
Member Senior StefanE_MaltManiac
3
  • closed
  • closed
  • sample
Newbie Stener
1
  • closed
Expert Junior Stevnsbo
1
  • closed
Member Senior sugus
1
  • closed
Member Junior Sventze
1
  • open
Expert Senior Tabrulavubeg
1
  • open
Expert Senior thanasist
1
  • closed
Member Senior ThatWhiskyGuy
1
  • sample
Member Junior TheStig
1
  • closed
Member Senior Timmi7
2
  • closed
  • closed
Member Junior Tobbe88
1
  • closed
Member Senior topper172
1
  • closed
Expert Junior trudi61
2
  • closed
  • closed
Expert Junior u-suke
1
  • closed
Newbie Undecim
1
  • open
Expert Junior UweSeeler
1
  • sample
Expert Senior vb_bembel
1
  • closed
Expert Senior voodoochile
1
  • closed
Expert Junior vorto25
1
  • sample
Expert Junior Waltucho
2
  • closed
  • empty
Member Senior Whiskybrunnen
1
  • open
Member Senior Whiskyfan1980
1
  • sample
Expert Junior whiskyfuxx
1
  • closed
Member Senior William van dijk
1
  • closed
Expert Junior Wundernase
4
  • open
  • closed
  • closed
  • empty
Member Junior Yellow998
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • empty
Hidden user
1
  • open
Hidden user
1
  • open
Hidden user
1
  • sample
Hidden user
1
  • empty
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • sample

Whisky Reviews for Smokehead High Voltage IM

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.47 points

  1. whiskyleaksulm scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    I am absolutely surprised and happy that there is still such a whisky. Especially at a time when the prices of Islay Sherry whisky are rising higher and higher, this is simply a great alternative. I do not have to say anything more, except DELICIOUS.
    • Nose
      S chon on the first nose is quite clear which malt you have here in the glass! I will tell in a personal conversation like to thirsty for knowledge.
      A clear cloud of smoke is spreading, the first blocked everything! Really everything. This lasts for a moment, then the whole thing opens again and malt, caramel and sweetness as well as dark fruits are now recognizable, until cold ashes spread again. Also a hint of iron notes of meat can be tasted. The Smokehead High Voltage offers this but quite one after the other, you have to take a little time. In addition, one has little alcohol in the nose despite its luscious 58% vol. Alc. Has something of a raw ribeye steak doused with Islay whisky.
    • Taste
      T he first goes first time the palate, a nice peppery occupied him completely intense and smoky. Still not brutal but oily and warming. Here, too, you gradually taste different notes, the Smokehead has clearly mineral notes, earth, some iron, then notes of dark chocolate, nut and wood. Again and again the sweetness returns and mixes pleasantly with the other tastes. The alcohol is fantastically integrated, barely noticeable. I had not expected that at all, because especially the independent, boys, always come wild with a lot of alcohol. Convince the high voltage through its thoroughly dark notes, it is really delicious. I did not add water, it did not need it, you can always do it, but you do not have to.
    • Finish
      T he departure how can it be different is intense and long. You can also taste it a while later, leaving some orange peel and dark chocolate. Delicious. Can I only recommend it.

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 88 points Moderator

    Good balance of smoke and soft sweetness - very drinkable and enoyable

  3. Lorion scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Without water an ashtray. With water then quite good. 75 points.
    • Nose
      80 80
      Smoke. Burning cowshed. The nose is tickling. Not so cute. Although, time brings honey to light. The smoke barely goes back.

      Water: vanilla. Grapefruit. Creme brulee. Madness, what three drops make up here. The smoke is behaving in the background.
    • Taste
      70 70
      Ashes, ashes, a drop of honey in the ashes. Roasted coffee beans. It will be dead. Smoke dominates the Nachschmecken.

      Water: Creamy, still ashes. There is still room for some vanilla. The tasting is milder.
    • Finish
      75 75
      Long. Warm. Ash.

  4. DenisL scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Balance (21)
    I think this is Lagavulin (85)
    Go
    • Nose
      Ground, raw nut, fruit, sweet peat ... alcohol ... candy ... machine oil (21)

      Go
    • Taste
      Fruits, salt ash, pepper (21.5)
      Go
    • Finish
      Salty finish, fruit and sea salt, ash and old butter dish .... strawberry caramel (21.5)
      Go

  5. EarlMobile scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Tasty Smokehead, which is even stronger than normal due to the cask strength. But since the alcohol is very well integrated, the whisky still remains very digestible. Highly recommended for the price of today.

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2018


Forgot your password?

Login