Macduff 2006 NSS

Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
13
Whiskybase ID
WB115423
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
North Star Spirits (NSS)
Bottling serie
Cask Series 005
Vintage
11.2006
Bottled
05.2018
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
240
Strength
55.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
20 jul 2018 9:32 pm by Titan2015
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 84.77

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Whisky reviews for Macduff 2006 NSS

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.00 points.

  1. karloff scored this whisky 76 points Specialist

    This was a sample courtesy of Peatbogger.
    This is definitely for the experienced drinker and would probably benefit from experimenting with water. That said I am an experienced drinker and can handle the onslaught so to me it's interesting to say the least.
    • Nose
      80 80
      This is very much reminiscent of a bourbon.
      Lots of vanilla and oak.
      Some plastic notes and a bit of stewed cabbage.
      A funny old mix for sure.
      The longer I leave this and go back to it, the more bourbonesque it becomes.
      Red Fruit flavoured candy.
    • Taste
      75 75
      The taste is more disappointing.
      Really hot alcohol burn, sometimes this is good and sometimes not, this is somewhere in the middle.
      The first arrival is promising because it's quite fruity and then it is totally wiped by some real bitterness and this gets to the back of the throat.
    • Finish
      74 74
      The finish is bitter and dry and just leaves traces of what was good about it.

  2. peatbogger scored this whisky 85 points Specialist

    I found the nose to be a little deceiving, it gives a more noticeable punch to the mouth.
    A bit simple, but solid.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Fresh, sweet, a little vanilla.
      Green apple, rock candy, lollipop.
      In the background the wood is hard and almost stale.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Nice oily arrival with a good load of pepper.
      Not much freshness here, it's actually a tough little bastard.
      I have a hard time finding anything from the nose.
      Drying notes on cocoa powder.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Past medium and it retains the heat.
      There's something... not quite soapy, more like watered down shower gel at the end. Not too disturbing though.

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