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Overall rating
81.47/100
votes
37
Category
Single Pot Still
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
31.08.2015
Bottled
10.2018
Calculated age
03 years old
Casktype
Virgin American Oak, Sherry, Bourbon
Casknumber
Batch 1
Number of bottles
6000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5391523270533
Added on
01 Nov 2018 1:38 pm by danjmoo
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 137.68

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37 × member ratings

150 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Teeling Single Pot Still

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.47 points

  1. Archer scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    He shows himself, as one would expect from a three-year whiskey: young, fruity, fast on the tongue on it and just as quickly back down.
    A great performance from Teeling, after almost 50 years of Dublin break again to have a whiskey from the capital on the market. But as eventful as the event is, you have to leave the church already in the village: the whiskey can do everything a three-year-old can - but no more. Here you can not expect 85-point whiskey, let alone a higher-rated whiskey. It will certainly be exciting to follow the development of the batches coming onto the market in the next few years and to compare them to this first batch.
    • Nose
      81 81
      Green apple and the smell of branches just removed from the green bark. Green grapes. A touch of pear brandy, moist hay. The whiskey looks young and sparkling (no, not sprittig). Lavender pillows from Grandma's wardrobe. Mildly spicy with parsley, celery and leek.
    • Taste
      81 81
      Sliced green apple, pear brandy and some lavender on the tongue. Again the hay, again the salad herbs from the nose. A little caramel, a shot of fine honey. Later, there is still a nice hint of chocolate.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Short and dry with the taste of pears and Granny Smith. Chocolate drops, coffee beans.

  2. Dramned! scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Of course, you can expect no spawning in terms of complexity and depth at nearly three years of maturity. But with such expectations you do not approach this Teeling either. But one deliberately participates in a quite significant piece of living Irish whiskey history.
    The name Teeling was previously linked exclusively to distillates of other distilleries, notably Cooley's, which are still resting in the warehouses of John Teeling after the sale, so you have with this bottle the first original Dublin from Dublin in the glass, made after the Irish whiskey Tradition in the pot still method.
    And despite all the youthful immaturity, I find it sufficiently meaningful to be able to expect very spicy and voluminous Whiskeys from Dublin in the future. I'm very excited. Especially since we can expect exciting barrel experiments here too.
    • Nose
      Cooling mint, a fresh mild honey sweetness and spicy fruitiness rise from the glass, especially apricots, unripe bananas and crushed light grapes. Beautiful sour aromas of freshly peeled lemons and green apples. Plus a decent dose of vanilla and hints of an old dented blunt zinc bucket that undeniably betrays the youth. I can not even recognize the oak flavors of the different barrels.
    • Taste
      Warming and peppery it launches with a sweet Pottstill seasoning, which comes here but still coarse, immature and somewhat greasy. Florale notes of a flower meadow with violets and lavender alternate with tart quince and lemons, and here I have actually already beautiful spicy oak notes, which offer neatly stand out with dry tart aromas of sweetness.
    • Finish
      Not very long, as expected, the aftertaste offers tart and sweet grapefruit, some vanilla and beautiful espresso roasted aromas of oak.

  3. Mortar1703 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Not so bad considering the young age.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Brinker scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    An easy dram, and a lovely indication of what's to come from Teeling in the future.
    • Nose
      78 78
      Noticeably young, if not a little immature. Still floral notes and apples make their way, along a bit of dried fruits. Fairly shallow.
    • Taste
      83 83
      The sherry maturation is just there, straight up! I was surprised the first time I tried this - and still am. Beneath the dried fruits, comes fresh fruit, especially green apples, a bit of citric notes and a hint of grassy feel.
    • Finish
      81 81
      Short - which is expected. After the fresh fruitiness has died down, the sherried feel comes back, and brings some coffee along.

  5. markjedi1 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Cognac

    A few months ago I tried the Batch 2, Batch 3 and new ‘Unbatched’ Teeling Pot Still at a tasting with the Master Distiller Alex Chasko near Brussels. I found them to be interesting, but not particularly good. Well, it is very young whiskey, what did you expect. It has a long way to go still. Only the Unbatched has matured for 7 years and there is some sherry matured pot still in the mix, making it quite interesting. But a friend at the tasting implored that Batch 1 as outstanding and sent me a sample a few weeks later. Well, then, if I must…

    The nose is very young on grass, green twigs, hay and flowers. Lots of grain and tannins, some green garden herbs. Parsley, I’d say. Fruit wise it’s young apples and quince. A fresh note of mint, but also some cognac. Not bad, but I’m not flabbergasted either, not by a long shot.

    The body is light, but not watery. It tastes very fresh, a bit candy-like on apples, pears and some lavender. Nice note of caramel and honey and again that fresh mint. Perfect continuation of the nose. A bit spicy on white pepper and ginger. Midpalate I get some nougat and white chocolate. Young, fresh and dapper.

    The finish – on apples and pears – is gone in the blink of an eye.

    This may sound strange, but of the first three batches, this is indeed the best. Thanks, Gunter!

  6. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

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