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Overall rating
76.19/100
votes
191
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
03 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Cask + Het Anker Cask Finish
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Sep 2018 9:08 am by tim078
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 57.90

4 × in wishlist

191 × member ratings

626 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Gouden Carolus Single Malt

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 76.19 points

  1. AdamsB scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Whisky aged in bourbon barrels for 30 months and then for 6 months in Anker beer barrels
    • Nose
      Oak, wax, apricot, grass
    • Taste
      Vanilla, caramel, morel ginger
    • Finish
      Vanilla, spices, caramel, light alcohol

  2. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
      Spicy, vanilla, citrus, fruity (apples, peaches, apricots), waxy
    • Taste
      80 80
      Grassy, malty, grainy, vanilla, spicy (nutmeg, ginger), citrus, fruity (peaches, apricots)
    • Finish
      79 79
      Rather short, spicy, bitter, dry, oaky

  3. dhillworth scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Hupsende Hippie scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    It is a good whisky for its age (44 months, 30 ex-bourbon and 14 ex-'Anker 'barrels), but it is (too) expensive. I think this is due to the low production capacity of the distillery. The Anchor barrels come from Portugal, but I do not sample what the wood was used for before.
    • Nose
      Grass, vanilla, citrus, little dried peach / apricot
    • Taste
      Young, green banana. Green, sour apple. Peach candy. Soft but thin.
    • Finish
      Short: Green apple, slightly sweet and bitter

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