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Overall rating
85.12/100
votes
31
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2018
Casktype
Oloroso, ex-Bourbon, PX-Octaves
Number of bottles
3200
Strength
46.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Limited Release
Barcode
5060334032196
Added on
15 Dec 2018 5:43 pm by maltaholic

Average value

€ 89,92

5 × in wishlist

31 × member ratings

132 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Eden Mill St. Andrews

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.12 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    a successful "debut work", young but round whisky with a few edges that knows how to please. Honestly, I find the sherry notes almost a bit out of place, although I can not say whether they are only responsible for the cardboard notes, or even for the beautiful honey notes. The price is unfortunately rather unacceptable for pure enjoyment.
    • Nose
      sweet notes of honey, a nice spice, bright fruits, green apples, citrus, but also a slightly musty cardboard / wood note, maybe the sherry, which does not show itself so dominant.
    • Taste
      surprisingly strong, fresh, sparkling, citrus notes, a beautiful firmness, tart, astringent, always with the honey notes in the game.
    • Finish
      Here comes again the light cardboard note, musty sherry, but also some pine needles, bitter-sweet, fruity, citrus, sparkling. At the end of the long finish, the sherry shows up.

  2. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    surprisingly good, I like it with these honey and herbal notes,
    The nose is very complex and there are always new notes
    • Nose
      dark caramel, sherry, slightly dry touch / glue, tart honey (acacia?) but really fat !!!, dark chocolate, browned apple, fresh oak
      later: sweetness, spicy oak, brown herbs, hay, slightly vanilla, light beer
    • Taste
      soft and oily on the palate
      green herbs, herbal drops, menthol, green cold bath (with herbs), caramel comes, malt comes, oak becomes more, spicy
      later: easy hay
    • Finish
      medium to long
      spicy and becomes more, oak, sherry comes, becomes astringent, slightly astringent

  3. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A pretty promising experience for a three-year whisky. I look forward to continuing ...
    • Nose
      Herbal, hay, caramel, coffee cream or coffee filling.
    • Taste
      Gentle, without much burning alcohol. Vanilla, white pepper, pear, radish.
    • Finish
      Short and bland. Tannins.

  4. Dris scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Johannes1999 did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    The Eden Mill Single Malt 2018 Release is the first in an annual series which will build over the coming years. We thought it was only appropriate to release this whisky on St Andrews Day.

    The 2018 Release represents the ultimate blend of some of the best 'honey' casks our distilling team have chosen.

    The golden-amber expression comes from a mix of golden promise and propino barley strains and represents the ultimate blend of some of the best ‘honey’ casks Eden Mill’s distilling team have chosen.

    Young casks have been selected, varying in both size and style including, four of the finest Olorosso Sherry hogsheads, four outstanding ex-bourbon first fill American standard barrels and a few exceptional octave barrels which previously held Pedro Ximinez sherry.

    The whisky is presented in a premium crisp, white box – perfect for those looking to add to their whisky collection this festive period.

    There will be only 3,200 bottles of this special liquid bottled. We know that demand will be far greater than that but we did not want to compromise on quality for quantity. For that reason we have to limit the numbers purchased to 2 per person.

    We do hope this bottling will be the beginning of an exciting journey for whisky drinkers with Eden Mill Single Malt whisky.

  6. pianoman scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fresh, sparkling. White wine, pickled pears, wet earth, some mint. Freshly sawn light wood. A little caramel and vanilla sugar.
    • Taste
      Sweetish with a slight spiciness. Cornflakes, baguette with honey, roasted almonds. Vanilla ice cream with caramel sauce. Sweet black tea.

  7. ctu scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Surprisingly complex and deep young whisky, the 3 different maturating are well felt and good.
    • Nose
      Jelly fondant, rum walnut, chestnut puree, peanut butter, caramel and malt.
    • Taste
      Sherry, oak and peach. Ginger and nutmeg. Plum chutney and rum raisin.
    • Finish
      Long, spicy, fruity, oaky.

  8. Headhunter666 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

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