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Overall rating
87.67/100
votes
8
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
2005
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Butt
Number of bottles
516
Strength
62.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
15 May 2018 5:01 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 2005 CA

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.67 points

  1. penumbra scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Rosemary grilled mushroom, slightly roasted aroma, black truffle, black soil, old Ardbeg peat, plastic, sesame oil, ghee, long-term unwashed locomotive, little Houttuynia, Old Fashioned citrus aroma, thick ash, Black, brown sugar, cranberries.
    • Taste
      Hemp, butter tea, animal oil, motor oil, sea salt, little pepper, smoked, peat, plastic, little sulphur, allspice, vanilla, fruit-flavored hard candy.
    • Finish
      Long-lasting, ghee, sea salt, smoked bacon, cardamom.

  2. lybw9566 scored this whisky 89 points Newbie

    The flavor is very unique. I used it several times in this review. It is a very special whisky. The complexity and balance are very good. I like it, just like opening a new world?
    • Nose
      Very modern peat, very heavy grease, barbecue, mushrooms, orange peel, very unique, also very eye-catching.
    • Taste
      Sweet hay, followed by motor oil, kimchi juice, paprika and dried onions (this is a description on the bottle, very accurate)
    • Finish
      Long, the sense of grease is always with

  3. DramGoodLife scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A fun whisky with many "off" notes which just seem to work.
    Hard to know if you should love it or hate it. Give it a try
    • Nose
      87 87
      Scenes of your home's garage where your dad is working on an old car as well as other pieces of DIY. Plastic, rubber, glue, oil and a little petrol. There is also a little sweetness in there.
      Despite the high ABV the alcohol is restrained and doesn't bite the nose.
      With water the sweeter notes become more pronounced, berry like notes.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Big and powerful with the strength showing, big on those petrol and oil notes. The plastic isn't far behind, a touch of red berries is there adding a new dimension.
      With water the mouthfeel became a little thinner and notes of smoky bacon appeared.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Short to medium finish which is big on rubber and sulphur.
      With water the finish changes to a touch of smoky bacon but ends with a helping of soap.

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