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Overall rating
87.23/100
votes
54
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Svenska Eldvatten (SE)
Bottling serie
Eldvatten Warehouse Experience #2
Vintage
21.06.2004
Bottled
02.2018
Calculated age
13 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt with PX Finish
Casknumber
77
Number of bottles
318
Strength
58.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 May 2018 9:20 pm by svenske2015
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 105.10

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Whisky Reviews for Orkney 2004 SE

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.23 points

  1. butt scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Alcohol and sherry clearly smell, but the HP character comes through. In the taste the PX sweetness clearly noticeable, alcohol well integrated. Finish long and sweet. That's how Sherry-HPs tasted years ago-a compliment

  2. wncvirus scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Nose: some lubricants, strong sherry notes, some snuff
    Taste: Light spice in the background, of course a lot of sherry with spices. The whole taste is nicely balanced. Pretty strong aroma
    Rating: 89 100 Quite long ending with strong aroma and spices. Good whisky Definitely a whisky for lovers of sherry.

  3. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Aroma: bright sherry, malt, raisins, dates, figs are felt ... Let stand for about 15 minutes ... The pressure of sherry goes away and the character of CP in sherry appears ... spirituality, polish, light haze and sea pebbles ... Sherry crushed heather HP (Added a drop of water: all the same, delicate sherry, a slightly smoked flavor came ...
    Taste: good! sweet figs, dried dates, aged tobacco leaf, leather ...
    Finish: long enough, with pepper and salt
    Definitely will go to all lovers of sherry.

  4. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    The sherry is really overpowering here but I guess this is the whole purpose of that bottling, nice if you like sherry bombs

  5. butt scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  6. Monte Gehro scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very strong representative of the sherry faction, with a slight tendency to sulfur notes. If this does not bother you, this is the place for you.
    • Nose
      Strong sherry, at times the alcohol in the nose, raisins, dark berry compote, wet matches, malt
    • Taste
      Strong onset, chili and sweetness, raisins and plums, a little sulfur.
    • Finish
      Middle and warm. Dried fruits, raisins, prunes, turns into grape-dark chocolate.

  7. Glen Valley scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Strong sherry / rum fragrance, distinguished middle-aged man's woolen coat after a warm spring shower, very round, also strong, with closer smelling alcoholic note. This is what a Highland Park has to smell like.
    • Taste
      Stay a long time in the sherry taste, Sherry Sweet, smoke very embedded, more in the background. Like Swiss Cigarillo (crooked dogs, Switzerland). Pastries, Christmas biscuit (not cute).
      Like a HP from 6 years ago, how he should taste.
    • Finish
      Long, warm finish. A bit biting, but very much taste. Hardly bitter, long sweetie.

  8. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    It's tasty, but does not knock me off the stool. I would not swap for a bottle of Aberlour a'bunadh (and therefore not spend 100 € for).
    • Nose
      pure: velvety-spicy, sugary-burnt, somewhat raisin and dried fig, maybe speculoos (nice, but not inspiring); with water: slight smell of stable and tobacco comes to it
    • Taste
      spicy (pepper, nutmeg, allspice), dried fruits, speculaas, chopped wholemeal bread
    • Finish
      the spicy (pepper, nutmeg, allspice) is still something, in addition to milk chocolate, some charcoal and a hint of sweet and sour (sugar beet syrup?) And tobacco

  9. Noface83 scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    Nose: light sulfur, fresh malt, muesli with red fruits (cranberry), subtle warming smoke, heavy and spicy-sweet like a slightly peppery red wine.

    Taste: it has Wums, really peppery, lots of malt, chocolate with Chilli (really hot), cranberry and cherry, the Departure begins with red hot spices and is then sweeter and sweetened and even your slight smoke. The chili-sharpness with subtle woody notes is always there and lingers for a long time in the throat.

    Violent but interesting drop with some fierce taste tips but too little depth.

  10. SweetPeat scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    There is not enough flavor for me. What comes is delicious and fitting, but I expect more from a cask strength with so much sherry contact.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Sulfur, malt, juicy red fruits (sour cherries, plums), slightly red wine acidity, marshmallows from the campfire. Hard to describe, there is something "warm" fruity-spicy (it is probably tobacco, no idea), chocolate
      With water: nice malt, "Kellogg's Smacks"
    • Taste
      84 84
      Hui, he has bums! Pepper, dark fruits, malt coffee, chocolate kola (the red one), sugar beet syrup, but really much does not come ...
      With water: Honey, now finally some oak
    • Finish
      83 83
      medium (5/10)

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