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Delilah's Limited Edition CB

Overall rating
85.92/100
votes
56
Category
Blend
Bottler
Compass Box (CB)
Bottling serie
25th Anniversary of Legendary Chicago Punk Rock Whisky Bar
Bottled
2018
Casktype
Sherry
Number of bottles
8520
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
19 May 2018 2:00 pm by Carapute

Average value

€ 120,02

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Whisky Reviews for Delilah's Limited Edition CB

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.92 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    https://scotchwhisky.com/magazine/latest-news/19383/compass-box-delilah-s-xxv-honours-bar/

    Richard Woodard tells us:

    Delilah’s XXV, bottled to commemorate the bar’s anniversary in August, is the second collaboration between bar owner Mike Miller and Compass Box’s John Glaser.

    The first, released in 2013 to mark the bar’s 20th anniversary, was a blend of malt whisky from Teaninich and Glen Elgin, plus grain from Cameronbridge, and was matured in a mix of experimental new American oak barrels.

    It is said to have had a ‘pronounced sweetness’, and its remainder forms the base (29%) of the new blend after spending a further five years in cask.

    This is supplemented by malt whisky from Miltonduff, Teaninich, Linkwood and ‘malt whisky made near the town of Aberlour’, plus grain whisky from Cameronbridge distillery.

    The result is described as ‘a characterful whisky with notes of vanilla and spice, and rich Sherry wine character reminiscent of dried fruits and baking spices’.

    At 46% abv, 8,520 bottles are available worldwide, in Europe from May and in the US from June, priced at £100/US$100 per bottle.

  2. Implar scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Very nice, layered, complex whisky. I’m missing a bit of a “hook” though.

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    • Nose
      Nose: There’s quite a bit going on here. At first there’s spices: ginger, nutmeg, some cinnamon. Then there’s green apple and a lovely caramel note. Some slight sherry fruit tones, furniture cleaner and is that bayleaf?
    • Taste
      Palate: It starts off with the spices once again, mainly nutmeg. Then some hints of those sherry fruits in the form of cherries and milk chocolate.
    • Finish
      Finish: Medium long finish. The milk chocolate turns to dark chocolate, some coffee and roasted pinenuts.

  3. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Rien scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. GIORGOS scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  6. rpvdwel scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. JacobaEd scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. Hvdree scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Just out the bottle I get a light medicinal smell that fades away after a few minutes in the glass. Very fat tears are coming down slowly in the glass. Apple freshness, light sherry tones and honey - vanilla sweetness.
    • Taste
      Spicy entry in an acceptable sherry and vanilla sweetness. Very light creaminess and not the oil I expected. A little later more pepper again and more effect of the sherry influence but still on the soft side without getting a sherry bomb. I'm not using the terms smooth,delicate or elegant here but it's just very drinkable.
    • Finish
      Medium soft sherry wine finish with spices.

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