Overall rating
86.25/100
votes
30
Whiskybase ID
WB127170
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Vintage
2010
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
1 heavily peated & 1 unpeated Hogshead
Number of bottles
420
Strength
64.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 mar 2019 5:48 pm by Ras Mazunga
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 75.84

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Whisky reviews for The English Whisky 2010 CA

7 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.25 points.

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Green fruits, medicinal peat, bonfire, bacon, quite short finish

  2. dramidaris scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    i whisky with i pleasant twist.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. topos did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    really needs water for full enjoyment. decent but not a style i reach for very often. 6.5/10
    • Nose
      a bit eyewatering at full strength. two teaspoon job. green banana, herbal cough mixture, raisin, slight silage, bonfire and coals. nice
    • Taste
      it's very loud and bright. barbequed green banana, a little bit of vanilla pod, vegetal, malt vinegar, menthol and herbal lozenges (definitely fisherman's friend), ashes, fat, oily with more banana-y esters in the finish.

  4. Jackson05 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Tasted during a whisky festival

    A young peat bomb, that is quite different from the Islands style of peat. Big slightly vegetal peat notes, but also baking spices and rather floral. Interesting, but I don’t really care for floral notes. It’s quite unique and worth trying for sure.

  5. maltandgrains scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
      Well-integrated peat, with floral notes and spices behind.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Starts with a touch of liquorice, before a very strong on-come by the peat. It has a slightly medicinal taste, but also leathery and woody. A bit of carrot too.
    • Finish
      86 86
      As the peat settles down, apples become more apparent, with spices too. A bit of chocolate.

  6. indyjones scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Sample 2244, 10 cl.

    Sample 2245, 10 cl.

  7. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Beautiful spicy torfer, young, fierce and spicy. Does not mean anything to the Scots.
    • Nose
      Beautiful, spicy smoke, vanilla, nutmeg, cloves. Spicy sweet and yummy with beautifully integrated peat. With water comes something fruity, but it also gets a little hotter. Otherwise little change.
    • Taste
      Pure powerful, but doable. First sweet peat, then lots of pepper and bitter oak. The 65% you realize at some point. With water, peat and spices are more direct.
    • Finish
      Long, peaty, spicy, a lot of oak, relatively bitter at the end. Some menthol.

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