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Overall rating
87.15/100
votes
67
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Brühler Whiskyhaus (BW)
Bottling serie
Hunting after the best Spirits of the World
Vintage
1999
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
567
Strength
57.0 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 700 ml
Bottled for
Facebook Group
Added on
04 Jul 2018 10:51 am by RollOff
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 99,45

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239 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Còmhlan 4.0 BW

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.15 points

  1. malty Joe scored this whisky 87 points Member Junior

    Wow! So much chocolate! This whisky needs time and water! Nice dram after all !

  2. didi1893 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Although this Glenrothes was allowed to mature for 18 years in a refill sherry butt, he has in my opinion little added to fruit flavors, but increasingly musty and rotten wood flavors. This combination is actually not that bad, whereby I miss a little the "sherry flavors", but the wood elements fit perfectly to the subtle fruit impact. Like and tastes.

    22/22/22/22 (88P)
    • Nose
      Bright caramel with a reddish glow shines in the glass, on the glass wall of my Premium Snifter sticks a variety of long and oily "legs". Slightly musty and moldy cherries and spicy wood tones rise from the glass, dried caramel cubes fall on milk chocolate, creamy toffee is permeated by a fresh mint note. The decayed and wet wood elements dominate the nose, here and there sweetness and dark fruit flash through. Chocolate, caramel, a handful of nuts and berries preserved in rum are a great contrast to the wooden elements.
    • Taste
      Sour cherries and nuts dominate the first impression. Relatively quickly, the taste changes and peppery pungency with a wooden impact tickle on the tongue. Sweet and creamy, the second sip flows over the tongue, which intensifies the following sharpness and this time neatly heats the tongue. Pleasant warmth flows through the palate, the salivation is stimulated. Woody pungency still sticks between the tongue and the palate with a pinch of pepper, slowly dry and decayed wood tones come into their own. Dark chocolate sticks to the palate, again show sour cherries and caramel.
    • Finish
      Warming blends the taste and aftertaste, the sharpness slowly fades and leaves the most different wood tones on the tongue. The sometimes harsh aromas sound relatively quick and leave a creamy and wooden film on the tongue.

  3. nallacam scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    The nose is potent but I also smell matches so not a particularly good start.
    Its smells like really sweet red wine mixed with a little tobacco smoke.
    On the palate it is very sweet and the sulphur is not to bad and there is a nice spice note unfortunately it is one dimensional and I don`t find this very interesting.
    Perfectly acceptable, nothing wrong with it, just lacks a little sparkle
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sweet, sticky caramel lumps, chewy molasses, musty barrel, dried fruit; slight acidity of wine. Reminds me of Werther's original.
    • Taste
      Creamy, full; nice barrel (great spice, takes up a lot of speed) light fruits, still sweet, barrel gets stronger, tobacco-nut mixture, still dried fruits Dark chocolate loaded with cocoa
    • Finish
      Nut, tobacco, nut again, really nice, strong flavor, which builds up completely and stays long. Really dark chocolate is available

  6. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Strawberries, peach, earth, cherry, honey, cereals, some lemon, this strange-dusty is also back, apple
    • Taste
      Honey, peach, strawberries, grasses, lemon, wood, pepper

  7. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Delicious and characteristic Glenrothes with pleasant refill Sherrybuttaromen. He who is very sensitive will reject the least sulfur; I find it quite interesting here.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Earthy, slightly musty-fruity Glenrothes aromas, sweet-and-sourged pipe tobacco, removes red fruits, strawberries if necessary, then slightly mineral notes.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Dates, caramel, chocolate, strawberries, though of more restrained intensity, minimal wood tones and in the transition to the finish a soft hint of sulfur can be identified. Mellower and clearer in the aromas with water.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Sweet fruit aromas and caramel notes mix with a pleasant oak bitterness. Medium. Subtle sulfur is noticeable after several sips.

  8. Bam scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Forest berries and overripe banana, some caramel, behind it the oak and form of wet, mature wood and spices. Slight hint of sulfur and damp leather.
    • Taste
      The forest fruits and the caramel are back, quickly replaced by strong oak with tingling spice and a mixture of dark and milk chocolate. One thinks to feel a hint of smoke.
    • Finish
      Finish Medium length embossed with oak and chocolate. Something bitter.

  9. dram-drinker scored this whisky 87 points Moderator

    • Nose
      87 87
      Sherry, nutty, spices, cloves, vanilla, hints of butterscotch
    • Taste
      88 88
      Oily, creamy, sirupy, milk chocolate, sherry wood, subtle sweetness - not bad
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium long, warm, more spices

  10. larswehmeier scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Mature, balanced whisky. Beautiful sherry cask maturation without being superimposed. Pleasantly sweet. Dry on the finish,

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