Speyburn Companion Cask

Overall rating
85.50/100
votes
2
Whiskybase ID
WB124866
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Casktype
Kentucky Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
404
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottled for
Ace Spirits
Market
United States United States
Added on
24 jan 2019 1:12 pm by Titan2015
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 25.71

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Whisky reviews for Speyburn Companion Cask

2 users have left 2 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.50 points.

  1. SpeyburnClanGermany did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    BUT: the malts are a bit like a society mirror these days. The old 10s with depth, character and a sincerity. The modern CC, a bit like the sleek, faceless hipster zombies who all look the same and no longer have their own ideas

    Taken in isolation, this bottling is certainly not bad. But compared to serious single malts, it doesn't stand a chance.
    • Nose
      That's it, the Speyburn pear of the modern age! A white wine note, Chardonay, green grapes, pomace, grassy.
      Vanilla, white sugar, malt, glazed beers, marshmallow, white oak, a little cinnamon with a hint of desiccated coconut.
      Quite a lot for such a cheap broth ;-)
    • Taste
      very sweet, Hubabuba gum, pear, pepper, plastic, wine, semolina, 46% ?? don't notice, buttery soft.
      Still weird leg notes, from metallic to somehow not yet round or wood problems. It looks designed and smoothed
    • Finish
      Finish: rather short

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  3. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Colour:
      Shiny gold

      Nose:
      Today again the memory of knight's peppermint. Then a floral fragrance. Some vanilla, caramel and dry cereals. Today again the fresh pear, green crunchy grapes and honeydew melon. Together a nice white wine aroma. This violent note of cinnamon still gets through today. Wrigley's Big Red was named in Tasting as far as I can remember. Fits like chalk and cheese. In addition, an artificial sweetness.
    • Taste
      Very artificial start. Freshly cut spruce wood. In addition, neatly sweet vanilla. Subtly nutmeg and sour, fresh peach. Some pear schnapps and bitter almond slivers are now asserting themselves.
      With the second sip there is more dry rust dust. The taste becomes a little more peppery, but also flatter.
    • Finish
      Short to medium length. Peppery spice and dry bitterness. Somehow it gets duller in the mouth

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