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Overall rating
86.84/100
votes
34
Whiskybase ID
WB120229
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Best Dram (BD)
Bottling serie
Vol. VII
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2018
Casktype
Sherry + Port Cask
Number of bottles
160
Strength
58.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
01 Nov 2018 11:47 am by HKannen
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89.90

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34 × member ratings

36 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Dark Secret 2008 BD

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.84 points

  1. mema82 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. Dottore scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Now I have one of these young Sherry - / (and here additionally) Port Bombs in the glass, which are currently flooding the market. Often they taste good to me, but now and then they also disappoint. What do I expect? Of course, full Fassdrönung, little character, but the distillery is not called here anyway.
    In the nose massive sweet wine, fermented so almost sour-cheesy. Unfortunately one feels quite prominently an alcohol note. Menthol freshness. Brittle and dates.
    Strong and slightly spicy in the mouth. Fermented fermented sweet wine. Leathery, bitter and slightly sour again, I do not like it that way. The finish leaves its moldy footprint on the tongue and throat for a long time.
    Replaceable sweet wine bomb, delicious but also alcoholic hot and somehow restless and unbalanced. The sour-musty note bothers me. Had really better in the direction. 84 points

  3. Cerebrum scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Blind tasting Advent Calendar Brühler Whisky House 2018 - No. 11

    Dark mahogany - great color.

    A dry, spicy sweetness in the nose. Sherry. Dried fruits. But something else - probably. a port wine barrel?

    Pure on the palate, very soft, sweet. Raisins, figs, dates, cherry. After some time in the air vinous aromas in the nose. Grapes, tannins.

    Midway finish. Light oak. The spicy sweetness stays behind.

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

    Full cargo of dark components, but the Brennereicharakter goes into it, if you suspect that it could be a Glenrothes ...
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

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