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Overall rating
85.19/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
28.03.2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
70% Bourbon / 30% Sherry Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
18/146
Barcode
610854002527
Added on
09 Nov 2018 10:27 am by snow21
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 50.60

7 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

80 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilkerran 12-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.19 points

  1. robbert88 scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    fruity and fresh taste. with a little bit of peat in it.
    I had a sample, but I'm sure I will buy a bottle here

  2. KDD scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. 33rdCASK scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. diamond2000 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: open, fresh, sea air, menthol, iodine, fresh seafood, minerals, wet lime, stone powder, coal dust, all this in combination with a light sweetness of honey, wild flowers, vanilla baking and canned peaches. In the background there is a slight smoke from the extinguished fire, burnt wood, some hints of rubber or rubber.

    Taste: sweet-spicy, honey, roasted malt, vanilla pastries, spices and spices, lemon peel, many minerals, chalk, highly mineralized water, fruitiness in the form of some tropical fruits (exotic juice), charred wood, light smoked smoked notes.

    Finish: slightly longer than average, oily, damped spices, honey, dried citrus peel, abundance of mineral tones, distinctly salty on the tongue, activated charcoal, smoked meats, light woody tannins.

    Rating: 86

    The result: a very good molt from Glengyle, with a powerful fresh mineral-sea aroma, for which taste and finish do not keep up a bit, but also show a good level for 12 years. Light phenolicity sets the additional texture and depth, the smoke here completely goes behind the rest. In general, again a very good standard whisky from Campbeltown, I will definitely buy it periodically.
    I ran into him with Springbank 10, they have a lot in common, Kilkerran is more mineral, a little more spicy, Springbank is caramel-toffee, yet Springbank likes a little more, but this is probably pure flavor.

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