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A Dream of Scotland The Old Lady of Islay BW

Overall rating
89.40/100
votes
50
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Brühler Whiskyhaus (BW)
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximenez Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
319
Strength
48.2 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 700 ml
Added on
02 Mar 2019 1:06 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 77,90

24 × in wishlist

50 × member ratings

178 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for A Dream of Scotland The Old Lady of Islay BW

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.40 points

  1. Mr.Wong scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Delicious sweet and Smokey dram. The smoke notes from the Lagavulin are clearly noticeable. The PX cask has done an incredible job and turned this smoke dram into a very sweet explosion of strawberry and raspberry marmalade. A bit too sweet though. This dram serves perfectly after a decent dinner as a desert.
    • Nose
      Smoke, sweet red and dried fruits
    • Taste
      Delicious balanced smoke with a lot of sweet red fruits, such as strawberries and raspberries.
    • Finish
      Sweet and less smoke

  2. Gsellsbär scored this whisky 92 points Newbie

    Smoke and sweetness in perfection.

  3. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Incredibly sweet, tasty and delicious.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Wonderfully balanced and sweet fruity PX-Sherry with a subtle smoke note, dates, honey, red fruits in frosting.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Ripe strawberries, cherries, forest honey. The alcohol is fabulously integrated and it could have been more than 50% by volume.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Slightly peppery smoke. The sweetness and fruits stay long, the smoke accompanies discreet and pleasant.

  4. benfolt scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    Very sweet! More like a fruity desert whisky.

  5. nallacam scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    I liked the Old Man a little better. Are both very special and sweet for me and with a not very pleasant peat.
    • Nose
      89 89
      sweet smoke, stewed compote, cinnamon, caramel, dark chocolate, not super complex but very harmonious
    • Taste
      83 83
      strong start, very sweet, ashtray, cigarette butt, wet cigarette, not my case ....
    • Finish
      80 80
      Ashtray!

  6. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Violent, how sweet that is. In the mouth, the sweetness even partially covers the smoke. For people who like it cute maybe that's what. For me that's a good deal too much.

  7. wouterk scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    Fantastic 10yo sherried Lagavulin.

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